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FreeBSD UEFI status update

The #FreeBSD Project's Q2 quarterly status report is out. https://t.co/kt3tHxN3Gc

— FreeBSD Foundation (@freebsdfndation) July 28, 2016

FreeBSD’s quarterly status update is out.

There’s two entries on UEFI, excerpted below:

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Using SSD as the level two cache for the FreeBSD dual-controller storage array

Nowadays storage systems use fast solid-state drives (SSD) not only for storing data volumes, but even as the second layer of cache. In ZFS this feature is implemented by L2ARC and it means that we can easily enable this feature on the BeaST storage system. 9 more words

My Projects

Clonezilla Live 2.4.7-8. A Partition and Disk Imaging/Cloning Program

Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program. It helps you to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery [..]

Source: Clonezilla Live 2.4.7-8. A Partition and Disk Imaging/Cloning Program – Chitra

Open Source

OPNsense 16.1.18 Includes Improvements for 4G Devices

OPNsense is an open source, easy-to-use and easy-to-build FreeBSD based firewall and routing platform [..]

Source: OPNsense 16.1.18 Includes Improvements for 4G Devices – Chitra

Software

GNOME Shell 3.20.3 Released

GNOME Shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 desktop, like switching to windows and launching applications.[..]

Source: GNOME Shell 3.20.3 Released – Chitra

Open Source

FreeBSD OS-Level Tamper-Resilience

I’ve posted about my work on EFI GELI support.  This project is actually the first step in a larger series of changes that I’ve been sketching out since April.  1,557 more words

Computer Science

FreeBSD: Gradle failure of PosixFileFunctions.chmod

When I was building my Java project with Gradle on FreeBSD 10.3/amd64, the gradlew failed.

$ ./gradlew build
:compileJava UP-TO-DATE
:processResources UP-TO-DATE
:classes UP-TO-DATE
:jar

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. 807 more words
Programming