Earlier this year, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) switched from a Board-only organization focused largely on licensing to a member-led organization of affiliates. The OSI Board invited the FreeBSD Foundation to its initial set of Affiliates and Justin Gibbs and Dru Lavigne from the FreeBSD Foundation have agreed to act as delegates.
Erwin Lansing from the Foundation will be at FOSDEM, in Brussels, Belgium (February 4-5). He’ll have some cool swag and can accept donations to the Foundation. You can find him hanging out at the FreeBSD booth in the expo area on Saturday and in the BSD Devroom on Sunday.
Today, the FreeBSD Foundation announced the recent release of FreeBSD 9.0. FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE raises the bar for open source operating systems in terms of file system reliability, IPv6-readiness, networking capabilities, compiler and toolchain technologies, and security
CTL is a disk and processor device emulation subsystem originally written for Copan Systems under Linux starting in 2003. It has been shipping in Copan (now SGI) products since 2005. It was ported to FreeBSD in 2008, and thanks to an agreement between SGI (who acquired Copan’s assets in 2010) and Spectra Logic in 2010, CTL is available under a BSD-style license.
The FreeBSD Foundation will be accepting donations at the FreeBSD booth at SCALE, to be held next weekend at the Hilton LAX in Los Angeles, CA. If you’re in the area, drop by to check out our cool swag and to chat about the Foundation’s projects.
Calling all FreeBSD developers needing assistance with travel expenses to AsiaBSDCon 2012. The FreeBSD Foundation will be providing a limited number of travel grants to individuals requesting assistance.
The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Pawel Jakub Dawidek has been awarded a grant to implement the auditdistd daemon. The FreeBSD audit facility provides fine-grained, configurable logging of security-relevant events.