Valuable News – 2019/11/18

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems. Whenever I stumble upon something worth mentioning on the Internet I just put it here.

Today the amount information that we get using various information streams is at massive overload. Thus one needs to focus only on what is important without the need to grep(1) the Internet everyday. Hence the idea of providing such information ‘bulk’ as I already do that grep(1).

UNIX

SmartOS COAL on Linux KVM with Virt Manager.
https://www.daveeddy.com/2019/02/12/smartos-coal-on-linux-kvm-with-virt-manager/

Install ExpressionEngine CMS with Nginx on FreeBSD 12.
https://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-install-expressionengine-cms-on-freebsd-12/

Maintaining Port Modifications in FreeBSD.
https://www.amoradi.org/2019/11/12/maintaining-port-modifications-in-freebsd.html

FreeBSD Lands Workaround for Intel SKL002/SKL012S Security Holes.
https://twitter.com/FreeBSDHelp/status/1194430593125109760
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=354649

Debian Reconsiders Init System Diversity after Several Years with systemd.
https://www.osnews.com/story/130905/debian-reconsiders-init-system-diversity/

Watch Out for Disk I/O Performance Issues when Running EXT4 on Linux.
https://www.percona.com/blog/2019/11/12/watch-out-for-disk-i-o-performance-issues-when-running-ext4/

Disappointing Direction of Linux Performance from 4.16 to 5.4 Kernels.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-416-54

OmniOS Community Edition r151030ab/r151032b.
https://omniosce.org/article/030ab-032b

RipMe is Easy to Use Bulk Image Downloader (GUI and CLI).
https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/11/ripme-is-easy-to-use-bulk-image.html

BastilleBSD Community Started Work on Over 100 Automation Templates.
https://twitter.com/BastilleBSD/status/1186659762458501120
https://github.com/BastilleBSD-Templates

OpenBSD in 2019.
https://blog.habets.se/2019/10/OpenBSD-in-2019.html

BSD Now 324 – Emergency Space Mode.
https://www.bsdnow.tv/324

Paravirtualized SCSI (pvscsi) Added to FreeBSD for Virtualization.
https://twitter.com/FreeBSDHelp/status/1195147130001747968
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=354715

Hints for Writing UNIX Tools.
https://monkey.org/~marius/unix-tools-hints.html

Running Pinta on FreeBSD – Mono Image Editor.
https://www.rhyous.com/2012/06/02/running-pinta-on-freebsd-a-c-mono-image-editor/

OpenBSD Road Warrior Disaster Recovery.
https://github.com/akpoff/talks/raw/master/slides/2019/vbsdcon/rwdr/rwdr.pdf

In Other BSDs for 2019/11/16.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2019/11/16/23758.html

MariaDB 10.4 – Sysbench – FreeBSD ZFS – FreeBSD OpenZFS – CentOS Linux ZoL.
https://davidpdischer.com/2019/11/15/mariadb-10-4-with-sysbench-freebsd-linux-centos-and-zfs/

FreeBSD Adds Mitigation for TSX Asynchronous Abort for Intel CVE-2019-11135.
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=354759

DragonFlyBSD Pulls in AMD Radeon Graphics Driver Code from Linux 4.9.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=DragonFlyBSD-Radeon-4.9

Hardware

SEQUOIA by Simply NUC with AMD Ryzen.
http://simplynuc.com/sequoia/

Intel Cascade Lake CPUs Impacted by New Zombieload Version 2 Attack.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/intels-cascade-lake-cpus-impacted-by-new-zombieload-v2-attack/

New Zombieload Flaw Hits Intel Newest Cascade Lake Chips.
https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/12/intel-cascade-lake-zombieload/

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Review – 16 Cores on 7nm with PCIe 4.0.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/15043/the-amd-ryzen-9-3950x-review-16-cores-on-7nm-with-pcie-40/15

Intel Disables Hardware Lock Elision on All Current CPUs Due to Security Holes.
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21533791

CPU Bugs.
https://danluu.com/cpu-bugs/

NUVIA – New Server CPU Startup Going After Intel and AMD.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/15115/nuvia-breaks-cover-new-startup-to-take-on-datacenter-cpu-market

Life

Government Must Have Reasonable Suspicion of Digital Contraband Before Searching Electronic Devices at U.S. Border.
https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops

MRI Study Associates Screen Time Exposure in Children to Lower Brain Development.
https://truththeory.com/2019/11/13/mri-study-associates-screen-time-exposure-in-children-to-lower-brain-development/

PayPal Pulls Out of Pornhub Hurting ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ of Performers.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3abgv/paypal-pulls-out-of-pornhub-payments

Pointless Work Meetings.
https://www.bbc.com/news/education-50418317

Secret of Employee Engagement.
https://www.sametab.com/blog/employee-engagement

Growing Evidence That Universe is Connected by Giant Structures.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmj7pw/theres-growing-evidence-that-the-universe-is-connected-by-giant-structures

Running Associated with Lower Risk of All Cause Cardiovascular and Cancer Mortality.
https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2019/09/25/bjsports-2018-100493

Other

Firefox and Chrome Browsers Performance Impact From Intel JCC Erratum Microcode Update.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=jcc-firefox-chrome

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1 thought on “Valuable News – 2019/11/18

  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2019/11/23 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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