FreeBSD based Orbis OS powering Sony PS4

FreeBSD based Orbis OS powering Sony PS4

vgleaks has discovered that the new Sony Playstation 4 will be powered by Orbis OS, a modified version of FreeBSD 9.0. The modifications include new or optimised drivers for AMD’s 8-core CPU and Radeon GPU combination. This is not something that FreeBSD currently...

FreeBSD 8.4-RC1 available

The first RC build for the FreeBSD-8.4 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386 and pc98 architectures are available: Full announcement: FreeBSD 8.4-RC1 Now Available
Tor anonymity software for BSD – mailinglist

Tor anonymity software for BSD – mailinglist

The New York City *BSD User Group has announced a mailing list dedicated to running the Tor anonymity software on the BSDs.  The list aims to become a forum for BSD users and developers interested in improving the performance and expanding the use of the BSDs as a...

Netflix’s new peering appliance uses FreeBSD

“FreeBSD is once again a core part of the internet infrastructure” Netflix, an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in the United States, Canada and Latin America, has established its own content delivery network called “Open...