This month (and last) in BSD and friends

by Sam Smith



What's been happening in the BSD and friends world in the last
couple of months.




Worth Reading





Misc Reading







EuroBSDCon 2005


Basel, Switzerland - 25-27 November





RSS Aggregation of news






OpenBSD





RAID Management in 3.8


(this rocks)





Pre-Orders for 3.8






3.8 Song






Misc





IPMI support






'Nightmare' drove desperate user to open source







G5 support in progress





NetBSD




tmpfs integrated





"NetBSD and my life"


(can be said for all the BSDs)






A package manager for pkgsrc


(doing as a third party what the OpenBSD pkg tools do by default)





Misc





FreeBSD




FreeBSD 6.0 Beta 4





Interview with Scott Long






New website launched





DragonFlyBSD





Dragonfly to use pkgsrc






DragonFly at NYCBSDCon





Intricacies of Journalling






Apple




XAR


"The XAR project aims to provide an easily extensible archive format"





iPod nano





iTunes handles video






After a intermittent few months, hopefully this will now stay
on a monthly schedule.