Firefox 3 beta3 uses essential FreeBSD 7 technology

jemalloc, the new default memory allocator in FreeBSD and set to become the internal allocator in Firefox 3, was turned on by default for Linux today. That means by tonight Linux builds should go live on the aforementioned nightlies page with jemalloc enabled. The...

FreeBSD news – quick links (week 6)

1) Hex Live CD 1.0.3 released HexLive is a live cd based on FreeBSD and build with the FreeSBIE toolkit. It is suited for network analysis. The idea behind this network analysis live cd builds up, according to the authors, on one of Richard Bejtlichs books. From the...
The FreeBSD Foundation february update

The FreeBSD Foundation february update

The following is taken from the FreeBSD Foundation update for February 2008: Financial Update Last year we had a fund raising goal of $250,000. We are extremely pleased that we exceeded our goal by raising over $400,000! We want to thank everyone who donated to the...

FreeBSD 7.0-RC2 available

Ken Smith has announced the availability of the second release candidate for FreeBSD 7.0: The second Release Candidate for FreeBSD 7.0 is now available on most of the FTP mirror sites. Users of i386 or amd64 systems may wish to perform a binary upgrade to 7.0-RC2...