Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Jul 2006 17:18 UTC, submitted by Anonymous
FreeBSD Joel Dahl, FreeBSD developer: "FreeBSD development is fast these days and reading CVS commit mails is a time consuming task, but almost always both fun and interesting. However, somewhat secret, the really interesting stuff can be found in the Perforce repository. This is where all the cool projects are maintained, and the daily activity is quite high." It's a summary of all the 'secret' development they have in their perforce repository. It mentions DTrace, Xen, FreeBSD/ARM, FreeBSD/MIPS, a new USB system, and sun4v development, for example.
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by Nex6 on Mon 10th Jul 2006 18:24 UTC
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alan cox is listed for VM improvements....


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RE: interesting
by danieldk on Mon 10th Jul 2006 18:33 UTC in reply to "interesting"
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Actually, FreeBSD's Alan (L.) Cox is not the same person as Linux's Alan Cox.

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by Abaddon on Mon 10th Jul 2006 18:32 UTC
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It's great to hear that jail system is actively developed. Currently it doesn't support limits. This situation forced me to search for another operating system-level virtualization.

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by Chezz on Mon 10th Jul 2006 18:36 UTC
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ARM,USB,and DTRACE I can't wait ;)

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by Excel Hearts Choi on Mon 10th Jul 2006 18:53 UTC
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I heard that FreeBSD had some problems auto mounting USB drives, would this project eliminate this problem?

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what about...
by butters on Mon 10th Jul 2006 19:03 UTC
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...HAL? The last I heard, FreeBSD was working hard on porting the Linux-specific parts of HAL in order to provide feature parity on GNOME. How is this coming along?

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RE: what about...
by mezz on Mon 10th Jul 2006 21:17 UTC in reply to "what about..."
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marcus and jylefort have done a lot of work. It will be in ports tree when GNOME 2.16 releases. :-) If you can't wait, then use MC ports that have GNOME 2.15.x.

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Giving up KSE?
by kaiwai on Tue 11th Jul 2006 07:38 UTC
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I hope not; I was last using it in 6.1, and the responsiveness was great IMHO - I hope its just a rumour.

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RE: Giving up KSE?
by Don T. Bothers on Tue 11th Jul 2006 16:38 UTC in reply to "Giving up KSE?"
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Any new benchmarks on lipthread versus libpthread?

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