[Ukfreebsd] Notes from yesterdays meeting

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 13:28:30 BST 2010


Some of the topics discussed
Jesse Vincent
RT
mod_perl hogging RAM & swap
Apache process size
nginx
python
flagship products for languages
django
VAX
vms
clustering openvms
DECUS
layer 2 protocol tunneling with OpenBSD
netgear switches
LDAP
LDAP address book support & how broken implementations are
LdapRW extension for thunderbird
What languages are thunderbird extensions written in
Surely you wouldn't implement LDAP support in javascript - actually,
on further investigation it turns out you do!
goodness in OpenBSD -current atm: iked(8), ldapd(8), acpi
improvements, removal of legacy compatibility layers
ACPI spec documentation http://acpi.info/spec.htm
Debugging ACPI problem
ACPI & EFI - *facepalm*
NetBSD/xen
Larry Wall
Perl
Building IPSec based VPNs with OpenBSD
vimage vs multiple FIBs
boot loader comparison (OpenBSD vs FreeBSD)
netbooting FreeBSD vs netbooting OpenBSD
Console issues with FreeBSD in the past
sendmail
1600 line init.d script for sendmail in debian!
Changes to PF config syntax
Old SPARC kit, dealing with dead nvram batteries
OpenBSD/kirkwood on github
crypto offloading support (rng on cpu vs expansion card)
hifn's antics in the past
soekris vs alix
running Openfirmware on alix via corebios
offloading support on network cards
misc at openbsd.org
OpenBSD's malloc
cisco vs juniper
juniper olives
Embarrassing pre SP4 fix list for NT4
http://web.archive.org/web/20050309015541/http://support.microsoft.com/?id=224792
ABI compatibility vs on the fly translation


Sevan


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