BSD News 05/02/2018

Las week in BSD

Releases: OPNsense
News: BSDSec, BSDNow, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly

BSDSec

OpenBSD Errata: February 2nd, 2018 (kernel)

Releases

OPNsense 18.1.1 released

18.1.1 addresses a few issues in the previous release, while also updating the packages and plugins. Most notably, a Python library change made intrusion detection rules fetch fail previously and we fixed GUI and backend behaviour for two special NAT cases.

News

Unix Architecture Evolution | BSD Now 231

We cover an interview about Unix Architecture Evolution, another vBSDcon trip report, how to teach an old Unix about backspace, new NUMA support coming to FreeBSD & stack pointer checking in OpenBSD.

The OpenBSD Foundation 2018 Fundraising Campaign

Details of the 2018 campaign have been added to the Foundation's website. The goal for the year is for $300,000. The total for "smaller" donations has already taken the OpenBSD community to bronze level sponsorship! Please show your support by contributing.

Code stuff

NetBSD The LLVM Sanitizers stage accomplished
DragonFly Microcode updates for AMD
DragonFly Default kernel config changes

Interesting articles

Remi Locherer's EuroBSDcon 2017 Talk
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