[Ukfreebsd] Notes from Mondays meeting

Jeff LaCoursiere jeff at jeff.net
Wed Oct 29 19:37:20 GMT 2014

Holy cow, you guys must have consumed barrels of beer.  Was your meeting 
ten hours long?


On 10/29/2014 02:04 PM, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
> 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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