[Ukfreebsd] Notes from Mondays meeting

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 19:04:55 GMT 2014

dragonfly dropping i386
Nobody actually uses Plan 9 - I do!
LC type http://dtrace.org/blogs/brendan/2011/12/08/2000x-performance-win/
brainfuck in PHP https://github.com/ircmaxell/PHP-BrainFuck
mplayer endianness issue - movie playes backwards
using the constraints & features of architectures such as SPARC & VAX
to improve codebase
When will NetBSD 7 be released
Welcoming open source projects which foster newcomers
freebsd junior hackers https://wiki.freebsd.org/JuniorJobs
LKM support in OpenBSD is gone
Reinventing the wheel with infrastructure to deal with a marketing /
awareness problem.
4K,8K,64K,2MB,8MB,1GB contiguous memory allocation
ZFS performance issues on systems which cannot do “large” contiguous
memory allocation
IE 5 for HPUX
TeXLive & mendexk
Sourcing FC-AL disks for a Sun Blade 1000
UTF-8 support in MirBSD
LaTeX-Mk vs TeX Live
Language standards - are things removed or added ontop?
Intel disabling TSX in Haswell CPU’s due to dug
Being bitten by pre-ANSI K&R compiler
Finding an decent ARM board
Raspberry Pi hard locks on FreeBSD
Lack of hard float support on ARM releases
Trying big endian builds on bi-endian hardware

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