Google Summer of Code: Call for Project Ideas

Google Summer of Code: Call for Project Ideas

The FreeBSD Foundation is looking for project ideas for students at Google Summer of Code 2018. You can submit your ideas at their page below. The FreeBSD Project has again applied to be a part of the Google Summer of Code (GSOC) and we’re looking for additional...
Ryzen chip bug on FreeBSD

Ryzen chip bug on FreeBSD

Several FreeBSD programmers have raised an issue concerning AMD’s Ryzen CPU chips. Read the full article and see the original mailing list posting below. It’s starting to look like there’s an inherent bug with AMD’s Zen-based chips that is...
FreeBSD & Google Summer of Code

FreeBSD & Google Summer of Code

The annual Google Summer of Code is coming up, and as usual there will be several students representing the FreeBSD project. They will begin accepting applications starting March 20, 2017 and ending April 3, 2017. Instructions for applications including a template can...
FreeBSD 64 base system & LLD linker

FreeBSD 64 base system & LLD linker

LLVM is now able to link entirely to the FreeBSD/amd64 base system. LLVM is a compiler, and LLD is a linker based on the “atom” model. See the full story below, as well as a lengthy discussion from Phoronix. LLVM’s LLD linker has been making a lot of...
FreeBSD & Google Summer of Code 2016

FreeBSD & Google Summer of Code 2016

The Google Summer of Code is held every year, giving students around the world an opportunity to showcase their coding talents. The following participants have been selected to represent FreeBSD on various projects ranging from security, virtualization, kernel, to...