Valuable News – 2018/08/18


The docker-machine driver plugin for vmm OpenBSD hypervisor.

MacOS 6 in the browser.

Serviio DLNA Media Server on OpenBSD.

NomadBSD 1.1 featured on DistroWatch Weekly.

NSD 4.1.24 Released.

FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE currently depends on 91 open bugs.

FreeBSD bug affecting Chrome stability has been fixed.

FreeBSD fix for Foreshadow/L1TF CPU vulnerability (CVE-2018-3620).

Improve hashing of IPv4 fragments on FreeBSD.

Automatic OpenBSD solution for email/web/DNS/XMPP/ZNC.

FreeNAS iSCSI MPIO Configuration.

Hyper-V Cluster Installation and Configuration of MPIO iSCSI from FreeNAS.

FreeBSD implemented kernel support for early loading of Intel microcode updates.

OPNsense 18.7.1 Released.

Your own VPN with OpenIKED and OpenBSD.

Theo de Raadt on the latest Intel security issues.;sid=20180815070400

FreeBSD lockless algorithm – seq.

The libbe and bectl tool (the beadm written in C) landed in FreeBSD base.

Final cover of the long awaited 3rd Edition of the Absolute FreeBSD book.

Amazon Kindle edition of the MidnightBSD: An Introduction book is available.

Ansible dynamic inventory provider for FreeBSD Jails.

FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA2 is ready to download. And yes it does come in black with bectl.


AMD Threadripper 2990WX 32-Core and 2950X 16-Core Review.

AMD Threadripper 2990WX Linux Benchmarks – 32-Core Beast.

Foreshadow L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) is attack on Intel SGX which allows attacker to steal information.
AMD on Tuesday said it was not impacted by the new flaws disclosed by Intel.

Single Board Computer Database.

Replacing Intel or x86 chips for security reasons. Options. (2013)

AMD Threadripper 2990WX Much Faster on Linux than on Windows 10.

Gigabyte Launches New Cavium ThunderX2 ARM64 Servers.

ARM Announces Client CPU Roadmap – Accelerating Mobile and Laptop Performance.

IBM POWER9 Talos II vs. X86 (Intel/AMD) Linux Benchmarks.
… along with great correction/analysis of results on POWER9 CPU …
Improving performance of Phoronix benchmarks on POWER9.

Solo is first open source security key supporting FIDO2.


Why Small Teams Win and Bigger Ones Fail.

How the shared family computer protected us from our worst selves.

People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35.

Books that explain (parts of) how the world really works.


Make your Firefox browser a privacy superpower with these extensions.

MATE Desktop GTK2 vs GTK3 memory consumption.




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