Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BSD News 16/06/14

Last week in BSD
Releases: FreeNAS, FreeBSD
Other news:  BSDCan, BSDnow, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, freeNAS, NetBSD, pfSense, Unix, Bhyve

Releases

FreeNAS 9.2.1.5-RELEASE and the Heartbleed Bug
FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-BETA is Now Available  

 

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-BETA is available here.
All bugs fixed in FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-BETA can be found here.
The major items of interest are mentioned in the Release Notes here.




FreeBSD 9.3-BETA3 Now Available   

The third BETA build of the 9.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures.

The image checksums can be found in the PGP-signed announcement email.

ISO images and, for architectures that support it, the memory stick images are available here:

    http://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/ISO-IMAGES/9.3/


Other news

Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2014-006 Multiple OpenSSL vulnerabilities

NetBSD-SA2014-006 Multiple OpenSSL vulnerabilities
You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


Announcing pfSense University

After months of preparation and high customer demand for official pfSense training, Electric Sheep Fencing, the company behind the pfSense project, is very excited to announce our new training initiative, pfSense University.

Introductory price is $1999.00 per class, but use promotional code BBC425FF on the sign-up page for an instant $500 discount!

Some drivers gone for x86_64 DragonFly  

Sascha Wildner has removed some drivers in the x86_64 config.  This will only really affect you if you use a custom kernel and still have entries for those drivers in the config file.

Bhyve: virtualization on FreeBSD   

Bhyve(BSD Hypervisor) is an Open hypervisor developed on FreeBSD with features like EPT and Virtio. It is built in to FreeBSD from Version 10.0

Commit This Bit | BSD Now 41

This week in the big show, we'll be interviewing Benedict Reuschling of the FreeBSD documentation team, and he has a special surprise in store for Allan.
As always, answers to your questions and all the latest news, on BSD Now - the place to B.. SD.


Interesting articles
Unix: Root cause analysis 
Unbloating the VAX install CD 
BSDCan Trip Report: Li-Wen Hsu 

Code stuff
DragonFly BSD: OpenSSL update 
locking(9) man page added 
In Other BSDs for 2014/06/14 

Picture of the week


https://flic.kr/p/53FoFQ