[Ukfreebsd] Notes from Wednesday's London meeting

Sevan Janiyan venture37 at geeklan.co.uk
Fri Apr 29 17:22:41 BST 2016

Benefits of using OpenBIOS over OpenFirmware for PowerPC - untested on
real hardware but device tree support improvements, recent and working
forth interpreter, also supports OS X)
IDLE detection on emulated SPARC on Qemu - creative workarounds for
something that's not present on physical hardware
Preliminary USB 3 support in NetBSD
UFS Features WAPBL / Journaling / Soft updates
Reading a Solaris UFS disk on NetBSD
Lugging hardware back from AsiaBSDcon - no x68k or luna workstations as
hand luggage
XM6i - x68k emulator http://xm6i.org
Price of legacy hardware on ebay when trying to source a SPARC or Alpha
Number of NetBSD developers in London & Cambridge
Should you fear a brick, if you have JTAG?
Qemu security - a coverity run is always performed before a release is
The logic in upgrading from one out of date release of operating system
to another
mikutter twitter client - https://github.com/mikutter/mikutter

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