FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3 available for testing

FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3 available for testing

Josh Paetzel, who leads the FreeNAS team at iXsystems, announced that he's uploaded FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3. If you download from BETA2 work there shouldn't be any problems, however, plugins that worked in BETA2 will stop working. You'll want to use the plugins in the...

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FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE Announcement

FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE Announcement

The FreeBSD Release Engineering team has announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.2 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: usb(4) now...

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DTrace on FreeBSD (video)

This is a video presentation on the status of dtrace on FreeBSD. [youtube s5PpSiPfSNI#!] "DTrace, also known as Dynamic Tracing, was developed by Sun™ as a tool for locating performance bottlenecks in production and pre-production systems. It is not, in any way, a...

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FreeBSD ZFS root install with bsdinstall (video)

This video shows how to install a full ZFS system using bsdinstall, on FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE. This is not like other tutorials where you just use the FreeBSD ISO as a live cd and then do everything manually, with this method you only have to set up the zfs zpool...

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iXsystems, and its developers

iXsystems, and its developers

We all know that iXsystems does a great job promoting FreeBSD, building FreeBSD based products and supporting FreeBSD based projects (incl. PC-BSD, FreeNAS). But, who are the developers that are part of this company? Who are the guys doing the coding and the...

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The PC-BSD Ports Jail (video)

PC-BSD features the "Ports Jail". In this video you will learn how to use it to install apps isolated from your system. [youtube 3NlAW1B1W-E] More information on Ports Jail and how to use it, can be found on the PC-BSD Wiki. The FreeBSD Wiki has a helpful section on...

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FreeBSD 8.3-RC2 available

FreeBSD 8.3-RC2 available

Ken Smith has announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RC2: "The second Release Candidate build of the 8.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available for the amd64, i386, pc98, and sparc64 architectures. The ISO images and, for architectures that support it, the memory...

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FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3 available for testing

Development release: FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA2

It's been a long road, and it's not anywhere close to being done, but FreeNAS is a step closer to a release with (PBI) plugins and streaming multimedia support. On behalf of the FreeNAS development team at iXsystems Josh Paetzel announced FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA2. To view...

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FreeBSD 8.3-RC1 Available

Ken Smith has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 8.3, the project's legacy stable branch: "The first release candidate build of the 8.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, and pc98...

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