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The strongest KASLR, ever?

latest developments in the Kernel ASLR district Initial design As I said in the previous episode, I added in October a Kernel ASLR implementation in NetBSD for 64bit x86 CPUs. […]

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Lazy Reading for 2017/11/19

No theme this week. Tennis for Two, a video game from 1958.  (via) Two Minutes Hate, Twitter Edition and Facebook says “send nudes”.  Social media is generally bad for everyone. The Case […]

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In Other BSDs for 2017/11/18

Whee! More p2k17 Hackathon: Anthony J. Bentley on firmware, games and securing pkg_add runs, Sebastian Reitenbach on Puppet,Landry Breuil on Mozilla things,Florian Obser on network stack progress, kernel relinking. Hyper V […]

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Never too much RAM

Do you have a terabyte or more of RAM?  You can boot DragonFly.  In theory over 32 terabytes will require changes – but oh, to have such problems… Go to […]

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BSDTW ’17 Conference Recap

After 13 years, Taiwan is back in the BSD Conference spotlight. On November 11th and 12th, representatives from iXsystems and more than 100 BSD developers, users, enthusiasts, and academic professionals […]

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Lazy Reading for 2017/11/12

This is one of the more historical episodes of Lazy Reading. More links about TAOS, the odd operating system from last week, including its modern version. ZeroPhone, an open source […]

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In Other BSDs for 2017/11/11

A good variety this week. Building software with Ravenports. “SSH Mastery, 2nd Ed” News, Sponsorships, and Cover. LISA 2017 Conference Recap. LibreSSL 2.6.3 released.  (via) First Absolute FreeBSD 3rd Edition […]

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sys_pipe reoptimized

sys_pipe has been modified to avoid contention on DragonFly, which means better performance as tasks get handed between processors.  See the commit message for details. Go to Source Author: Justin […]

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KVABIO and what it means

Matthew Dillon has added KVABIO, an API for avoiding the need to sync the TLB across all CPUs before continuing.  What’s this mean?  The more CPUs you are dealing with, […]

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re(4) users, try this

Sepherosa Ziehau has an update for the Realtek re(4) network driver.  Try it if you have the hardware, whether older or newer. Go to Source Author: Justin Sherrill Powered by […]

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DragonFly 5.0.1 released

This is a bugfix release, adding HAMMER2 support in initrd, among other cleanup commits.  The tag message lists the changes.  There’s no huge changes, but it’s only a bugfix release. […]

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