BSD Now

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

86 episodes of BSD Now since the first episode, which aired on March 29th, 2018.

  • 312: Why Package Managers

    August 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, evaluation, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, package manager, philosophy, pinebook pro, porting, process, syzkaller, touchpad, trident, trueos, tutorial, wine

    The UNIX Philosophy in 2019, why use package managers, touchpad interrupted, Porting wine to amd64 on NetBSD second evaluation report, Enhancing Syzkaller Support for NetBSD, all about the Pinebook Pro, killing a process and all of its descendants, fast software the best software, and more.

  • 311: Conference Gear Breakdown

    August 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
    bsd, conference, dragonflybsd, freebsd, gadgets, gear, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, kernel, netbsd, openbsd, spellchecker, tale, tools, trident, triforceafl, trueos, tutorial, utilities, vulnerability, xargs

    NetBSD 9.0 release process has started, xargs, a tale of two spellcheckers, Adapting TriforceAFL for NetBSD, Exploiting a no-name freebsd kernel vulnerability, and more.

  • 310: My New Free NAS

    August 7th, 2019  |  48 mins 9 secs
    arc, audio, bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, freenas, guide, hammer2, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, mini, netbsd, openbsd, opnsense, trident, trueos, tutorial, zfs

    OPNsense 19.7.1 is out, ZFS on Linux still has annoying issues with ARC size, Hammer2 is now default, NetBSD audio – an application perspective, new FreeNAS Mini, and more.

  • Episode 309: Get Your Telnet Fix

    July 31st, 2019  |  48 mins 24 secs
    bandwidth, bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, graph, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, realtime, send, telnet, terminal, trident, trueos, tutorial, zfs

    DragonFlyBSD Project colo upgrade, future trends, resuming ZFS send, realtime bandwidth terminal graph visualization, fixing telnet fixes, a chapter from the FBI’s history with OpenBSD, an OpenSSH vulnerability, and more.

  • 308: Mumbling with OpenBSD

    July 24th, 2019  |  44 mins 25 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, drm, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, lldp, mumble, netbsd, openbsd, opnsense, pdp-7, trident, trueos, tutorial, umurmur, voip, watchpoints, zfs, zpool

    Replacing a (silently) failing disk in a ZFS pool, OPNsense 19.7 RC1 released, implementing DRM ioctl support for NetBSD, High quality/low latency VOIP server with umurmur/Mumble on OpenBSD, the PDP-7 where Unix began, LLDB watchpoints, and more.

  • 307: Twitching with OpenBSD

    July 18th, 2019  |  50 mins 59 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, dump, dumping, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, hex, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, streaming, trident, trueos, tutorial, twitch, workstation

    FreeBSD 11.3 has been released, OpenBSD workstation, write your own fuzzer for the NetBSD kernel, Exploiting FreeBSD-SA-19:02.fd, streaming to twitch using OpenBSD, 3 different ways of dumping hex contents of a file, and more.

  • 306: Comparing Hammers

    July 11th, 2019  |  38 mins 21 secs
    am5x86, bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, freenas, g4, guide, hammer, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, jail, mac, netbsd, netflix, openbsd, streaming, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Am5x86 based retro UNIX build log, setting up services in a FreeNAS Jail, first taste of DragonflyBSD, streaming Netflix on NetBSD, NetBSD on the last G4 Mac mini, Hammer vs Hammer2, and more.

  • 305: Changing face of Unix

    July 3rd, 2019  |  56 mins 9 secs
    bsd, doas, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, opnsense, risc-v, sdf32, storage, trident, trueos, tutorial, unix50, wine, x windows, x11

    Website protection with OPNsense, FreeBSD Support Pull Request for ZFS-on-Linux, How much has Unix changed, Porting Wine to amd64 on NetBSD, FreeBSD Enterprise 1 PB Storage, the death watch for X11 has started, and more.

  • 304: Prospering with Vulkan

    June 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, drm, freebsd, guide, hammer2, hardenedbsd, howto, netbsd, openbsd, openssh, openzfs, trident, trueos, tutorial, vm, vulkan, zfs

    DragonflyBSD 5.6 is out, OpenBSD Vulkan Support, bad utmp implementations in glibc and FreeBSD, OpenSSH protects itself against Side Channel attacks, ZFS vs OpenZFS, and more.

  • 303: OpenZFS in Ports

    June 19th, 2019  |  52 mins 33 secs
    awesomewm, blacklistd, bsd, compat32, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, npf, openbsd, openzfs, raidz, trident, trueos, tutorial, vim, xsave, zfs

    OpenZFS-kmod port available, using blacklistd with NPF as fail2ban replacement, ZFS raidz expansion alpha preview 1, audio VU-meter increases CO2 footprint rant, XSAVE and compat32 kernel work for LLDB, where icons for modern X applications come from, and more.

  • 302: Contention Reduction

    June 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    argon2, bsd, clang, dragonflybsd, eurobsdcon, fedora, fnaify, freebsd, gaming, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, hummingboard, lazyboi, linux, markov, netbsd, openbsd, szjaller, trident, trueos, tutorial, ufs, vmctl, wine, zfs

    DragonFlyBSD's kernel optimizations pay off, differences between OpenBSD and Linux, NetBSD 2019 Google Summer of Code project list, Reducing that contention, fnaify 1.3 released, vmctl(8): CLI syntax changes, and things that Linux distributions should not do when packaging.

  • 301: GPU Passthrough

    June 5th, 2019  |  45 mins 34 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, omnios, openbsd, p3, pfsense, trident, trueos, tutorial

    GPU passthrough on bhyve, confusion with used/free disk space on ZFS, OmniOS Community Edition, pfSense 2.4.4 Release p3, NetBSD 8.1 RC1, FreeNAS as your Server OS, and more.