FreeBSD Foundation Announces New Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Konstantin Belousov has been awarded a grant to implement support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers. This project is being co-sponsored by iXsystems.

Quarterly Status Report

The FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report, covering the period of October to December 2010, has been published. The FreeBSD Foundation’s status was reported as follows: We raised $325,000 towards our goal of $350,000 for 2010!

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Accepting Travel Grant Applications for AsiaBSDCon 2011

The FreeBSD Foundation will be providing a limited number of travel grants to individuals requesting assistance. Please download, fill out and submit the Travel Grant Request Application by February 11, 2011 to apply for this grant.

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Requesting Project Proposal Submissions‏

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that we are soliciting the submission of proposals for work relating to any of the major subsystems or infrastructure within the FreeBSD operating system.

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FreeBSD Foundation at FOSDEM

Erwin Lansing from the FreeBSD Foundation will be available at the FreeBSD booth during FOSDEM, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, February 5-6. If you’re at this event, drop by to say hi, discuss the Foundation’s work, pick up a Foundation flyer, check out the swag, or make a donation. FOSDEM is free to attend.

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EuroBSDCon2010 Trip Report: Lars Engels

This year’s annual EuroBSDCon took place in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany in October. As usual there was a Developer Summit the two days before the conference. Thanks to the help of the FreeBSD Foundation, who sponsored the conference fee for me, I could attend both the summit and the conference.

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Foundation End-of-Year Fund Raising Drive Final Plea

Thank you for all of your generous donations! We have raised $226,066 so far this year. We have three days left to meet our goal of $350,000. So, we are making one last plea for donations this year.

Feed-Forward Clock Synchronization Algorithms Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Julien Ridoux and Darryl Veitch at the University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant to implement support of feed-forward clock synchronization algorithms.

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End-of-Year Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the publication of the FreeBSD Foundation’s End-of-Year Newsletter which contains examples of how we have supported the FreeBSD Project and community this year.

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Five new TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Swinburne University’s Technology’s Centre for Advanced Internet Architectures has been awarded a grant to implement five new TCP congestion control algorithms in FreeBSD.

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