Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Apr 2009 20:42 UTC
OpenBSD The OpenBSD team has released OpenBSD 4.5. There have been lots of changes and bug fixes, but it's a rather daunting list that doesn't really lend itself towards a summary (hint), but I guess if you use OpenBSD you are perfectly capable of figuring this out yourself. You can get the new release from the download page.
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RE: Nice
by kaiwai on Fri 1st May 2009 01:34 UTC in reply to "Nice"
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Looks like some much needed features and drivers have been added, especially for netbooks. I wonder how well ACPI works now? I'm also very happy to see some WPA support in the Atheros driver... I just wish they hadn't been so pigheaded about WPA support in general for so long.

OpenBSD would have been something I would have loved to run on my Acer Aspire One but the lack of support for the AR5700EG chipset really puts a spanner in the works. I hope that they'll bring support for the said chipset.

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RE[2]: Nice
by darknexus on Fri 1st May 2009 10:49 in reply to "RE: Nice"
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Unfortunately, it doesn't look like it'd be much use on my eee 1000he either. The Atheros AR928x chips aren't supported by OpenBSD yet. ;)

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RE[3]: Nice
by Piranha on Fri 1st May 2009 18:40 in reply to "RE[2]: Nice"
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I got one of those too and I want to slap OpenBSD on there. I don't think powersaving is really a big deal anyways (other than dimming the display), since those Atoms only clock down to save a watt or two (max), while the GMA950 is the true beast and (always) runs @ 10-11Watts. =( I may need to change my wireless card over anyways - to support one that OSx and OpenBSD will support.

It'll be nice having an OpenBSD laptop/netbook that will last (realistically) 5-7 hours per charge.

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