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Ноябрь 2007

  • 4 Ноябрь: The FreeBSD 7.0 release process proceeds and as a consequence the 7.0-BETA2 ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available for download on most FreeBSD mirror sites. We ask our users to report any outstanding bugs, as this will presumably be the last BETA release before the first RC release.

  • 1 Ноябрь: New committer: Henrik Brix Andersen (ports)

Октябрь 2007

  • 27 Октябрь: The FreeBSD Foundation has started its Fall Fund-Raising Campaign with an auction of the first copy of the book "Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition" which was graciously donated by the author Michael Lucas. The winner of this auction will get a laser-printed Certificate of Authenticity together with a signed bookplate. All proceeds will go to The FreeBSD Foundation! The bidding ends on November 2nd. More information is available on eBay.

  • 26 Октябрь: Enhanced commit privileges: Martin Wilke (ports, doc)

  • 25 Октябрь: Ulf Lilleengen is now a src/ committer. He participated in the Summer of Code program, where he worked on gvinum. In FreeBSD, Ulf will continue to work on gvinum, as well as csup and filesystem-related parts.

  • 22 Октябрь: The final stage of the FreeBSD-7.0 Release cycle has begun with the first beta release. The FreeBSD 7.0-BETA1 ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available for download on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. The more people that test and report bugs, the better FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE will be. For more information about the FreeBSD 7.0 release process, please check the official schedule and the todo list.

  • 10 Октябрь: The July-October, 2007 Status Reports is now available with 21 entries.

  • 3 Октябрь: PC-BSD 1.4 has just been released. PC-BSD is a successful desktop operating system based on FreeBSD that focuses on providing an easy to use desktop system for casual computer users. The release may be downloaded or purchased on CD.

Сентябрь 2007

  • 28 Сентябрь: Kai Wang, a student in the Summer of Code program, is now a src/ committer.

  • 25 Сентябрь: Rui Paulo, a student in the Summer of Code program, is now a full src/ committer.

  • 17 Сентябрь: We are happy to report that 22 students successfully completed their FreeBSD Summer of Code projects. Congratulations to both mentors and students, and thanks to Google for running this program and providing funding.

Август 2007

  • 29 Август: The FreeBSD Foundation has published their August 2007 newsletter which summarizes their activities so far this year.

  • 20 Август: New committer: Thomas Abthorpe (ports)

  • 2 Август: Most of the machines and services in the FreeBSD.org cluster are now available through IPv6. This includes www, mail and developer ssh access. Connectivity is provided from ISC using a tunnel.

  • 2 Август: New committer: Fukang Chen (doc)

Июль 2007

  • 10 Июль: The April-June, 2007 Status Report is now available with 49 entries.

  • 9 Июль: New committer: Lars Engels (ports)

Июнь 2007

  • 25 Июнь: Enhanced commit privileges: Edwin Groothuis (src, ports)

  • 24 Июнь: New committer: Sean C. Farley (src)

  • 12 Июнь: New committer: Timur I. Bakeyev (ports)

  • 12 Июнь: Enhanced commit privileges: Chin-San Huang (doc, ports)

  • 7 Июнь: Support for the Camellia block cipher has been integrated into FreeBSD 7-CURRENT and will be part of the upcoming FreeBSD 7-RELEASE. For more information, please refer to the press release.

  • 4 Июнь: Enhanced commit privileges: Johann Kois (full doc/www)

Май 2007

  • 30 Май: New committer: Beech Rintoul (ports)

  • 29 Май: Attilio Rao, a student in the Summer of Code program, is now a full src/ committer.

  • 19 Май: Thanks to the hard work of Florent Thoumie (and others), the FreeBSD ports collection now uses the modular Xorg 7.2 as its default X server. i386 and AMD64 6.2-STABLE packages are available and other architectures/releases will be available later, or you can compile it from source. In both cases, see the 20070519 entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING on how to upgrade. Please track -ports for last minute information.

Апрель 2007

  • 26 Апрель: New committer: Marcelo Araujo (ports)

  • 25 Апрель: New committer: Tong Liu (ports)

  • 13 Апрель: The FreeBSD Project received over 120 applications for Google's Summer of Code program, amongst which 25 were selected for funding. Unfortunately, there were far more first rate applications than available spots for students. However, we encourage students to work together with us all year round. The FreeBSD Project is always willing to help mentor students learn more about operating system development through our normal community mailing lists and development forums. Contributing to an open source software project is a valuable component of a computer science education and great preparation for a career in software development.

    A complete list of the winning students and projects is available here. A Summer of Code wiki is also available with additional information.

  • 13 Апрель: New committer: Edward Tomasz Napierala (ports)

  • 13 Апрель: Under the supervision of Ganbold Tsagaankhuu the Mongolian translation goes live. The official translation of the FreeBSD Handbook, completed by the Mongolian FreeBSD Documentation Project, adds support for documentation in another language. For more information about the ongoing work of the MFDP, please refer to the Translations page of the FreeBSD Documentation Project.

  • 12 Апрель: New committer: Alexander Motin (src)

  • 9 Апрель: The January-March, 2007 Status Report is now available with 19 entries.

  • 6 Апрель: Support for Sun's ZFS has been committed to the FreeBSD 7-CURRENT development branch and will be available as an experimental feature in FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE. For more information please refer to the announcement.

  • 4 Апрель: New committer: Martin Matuska (ports)

  • 3 Апрель: New committer: Li-Wen Hsu (ports)

Март 2007

  • 28 Март: New committer: Sepherosa Ziehau (src)

  • 14 Март: The FreeBSD Project is now accepting applications for the Google Summer of Code 2007 program. This program will provide funding for students to spend the summer contributing to open source software projects. A list of FreeBSD specific projects and potential mentors is available here.

    Once a suitable project and mentor have been identified, interested students should complete a proposal and submit it to Google. Proposals are now being accepted and the final deadline is March 24, 2007. Please see the Google FAQ for more information.

  • 12 Март: FreeBSD 7-CURRENT and 6-STABLE snapshot releases for March 2007 now available. The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team issues snapshot releases to encourage users to test new features and improve the reliability. For more details, please visit the snapshots page.

  • 11 Март: Michael Bushkov, a successful student from last year's Summer of Code program, has continued working with the FreeBSD Project and is now a full src/ committer.

  • 10 Март: Recently there has been significant progress on optimizing FreeBSD 7.0 for MySQL running an 8-core amd64 system. Under the test workload FreeBSD has peak performance consistent with Linux, and outperforms it by a factor of 4 under higher loads. Continue reading for a more detailed report here.

  • 7 Март: The FreeBSD project has reached an agreement with Intel about the redistribution of firmware images for Intel wireless cards. Please refer to the press release for more information.

Февраль 2007

  • 27 Февраль: Information about how the change in Daylight Savings Time for some time zones affects FreeBSD releases.

  • 23 Февраль: Enhanced commit privileges: Remko Lodder (doc,src)

  • 17 Февраль: New committer: JINMEI, Tatuya (src)

  • 16 Февраль: New committer: Stephane E. Potvin (src)

  • 10 Февраль: New committer: Benjamin Close (src)

  • 9 Февраль: In his latest bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD Developer George V. Neville-Neil about the upcoming AsiaBSDCon conference. http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk099.mp3.

  • 8 Февраль: AsiaBSDCon, the BSD conference for Asia, has posted its schedule of tutorials, papers and presentations for the conference, taking place in Tokyo from March 8th through 11th 2007. The complete schedule can be found here.

    Registration will begin on or about the 12th of February.

  • 2 Февраль: Enhanced commit privileges: Gábor Kövesdán (doc, ports)

Январь 2007

  • 31 Январь: Enhanced commit privileges: Rong-En Fan (src, ports)

  • 18 Январь: New committer: Diane Bruce (ports)

  • 16 Январь: The October-December, 2006 Status Report is now available with 41 entries.

  • 15 Январь: FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE has been released. Please check the release errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 6.2. The Release Information page has more information about FreeBSD releases.

  • 9 Январь: Under the supervision of FreeBSD developer Gábor Kövesdán, the Hungarian translation goes live. This official translation, completed by the Hungarian FreeBSD Documentation Project, adds support for documentation in another language. For more information about the ongoing work of the HFDP team, please refer to the Translations page of the FreeBSD Documentation Project.

Декабрь 2006

Ноябрь 2006

  • 29 Ноябрь: New committer: David Thiel (ports)

  • 29 Ноябрь: In his latest bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD Release Engineer Bruce Mah about the upcoming 6.2 release of FreeBSD. The podcast is available at http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk084.mp3.

  • 17 Ноябрь: The first release candidate of FreeBSD 6.2 is now available. ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites.

  • 16 Ноябрь: The FreeBSD Foundation is kicking off its Fall Fundraising Campaign. The success of this effort will have a large impact on the Foundations budget for the next year.

  • 14 Ноябрь: The move of the FreeBSD.org systems which was scheduled for Monday November 13th has been postponed. Currently it is expected to happen on Friday November 17th (still US Pacific Standard Time).

  • 12 Ноябрь: The port of FreeBSD to Sun's UltraSparc-T1 architecture has produced an install ISO containing a live file system. More information is available at the FreeBSD/sun4v Project page.

  • 12 Ноябрь: New committer: Jeremy Chadwick (ports)

  • 7 Ноябрь: New committer: Babak Farrokhi (ports)

  • 7 Ноябрь: New committer: Frank J. Laszlo (ports)

  • 5 Ноябрь: The FreeBSD.org servers handling mail, web, CVS etc. for the FreeBSD Project will be moving to a new data-center soon. The move is currently scheduled to take place on Monday November 13th (US Pacific Standard Time).

    Due to preparations for the move there may be short outages when FreeBSD.org services are not working in the time up to the actual move. On the day of the move only the static parts (IE. plain HTML pages, no CGI) of http://www.FreeBSD.org/ will work.

Октябрь 2006

  • 31 Октябрь: The third beta release of FreeBSD 6.2 is now available. ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites.

  • 25 Октябрь: We are happy to report that all 14 students successfully completed their FreeBSD Summer of Code projects. Congratulations to both mentors and students, and thanks to Google for running this program and providing funding.

  • 19 Октябрь: The June-October, 2006 Status Report is now available with 49 entries.

  • 14 Октябрь: GNOME 2.16.1 has been released, and merged into the FreeBSD ports tree. Check out the FreeBSD GNOME homepage for the official announcement as well as important upgrade instructions.

  • 8 Октябрь: New committer: Shteryana Shopova (src)

  • 5 Октябрь: The second beta release of FreeBSD 6.2 is now available. ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites.

Сентябрь 2006

Август 2006

Июль 2006

Июнь 2006

Май 2006

  • 30 Май: The FreeBSD Project received over 120 applications for Google's Summer of Code program, amongst which 14 were selected for funding. Unfortunately, there were far more first rate applications than available spots for students. However, we encourage students to work together with us all year round. The FreeBSD Project is always willing to help mentor students learn more about operating system development through our normal community mailing lists and development forums. Contributing to an open source software project is a valuable component of a computer science education and great preparation for a career in software development.

    A complete list of the winning students and projects is available here. A Summer of Code wiki is also available with additional information.

  • 30 Май: Paolo Pisati, a successful student from last year's Summer of Code program, has continued working with the FreeBSD Project and is now a full src/ committer.

  • 26 Май: In his latest bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD developer Poul-Henning Kamp about his work on FreeBSD. The podcast is available at http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk048.mp3.

  • 25 Май: FreeBSD 5.5-RELEASE is now available. Please check the errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with this release. The Release Information page has more information about FreeBSD releases.

  • 21 Май: FreeBSD is now able to complete a full run of the "make buildworld" command on machines running the Sun T1 processor with CoolThreads technology, and is thus self-hosting. The code currently resides in the FreeBSD Perforce revision control system and will be merged to the official CVS repository when support for logical domaining is complete. A log file of the boot process can be found here.

  • 17 Май: New committer: Thomas Wintergerst (src)

  • 16 Май: The first and most likely last release candidate of FreeBSD 5.5 is now available. The RC1 ISO images are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.

  • 8 Май: FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE has been released. Please check the release errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 6.1. The Release Information page has more information about FreeBSD releases.

  • 8 Май: The application period for Google's Summer of Code 2006 program has been extended until Tuesday 11:00AM PDT. More information about FreeBSD specific projects and potential mentors is available here.

  • 7 Май: New committer: Ion-Mihai Tetcu (ports)

  • 6 Май: New committer: Stefan Walter (ports)

  • 6 Май: New committer: Andrew Pantyukhin (ports)

  • 2 Май: The second and most likely last release candidate of FreeBSD 6.1 is now available. The RC2 ISO images are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.

  • 1 Май: The FreeBSD Project is now accepting applications for the previously announced Google Summer of Code 2006 program. This program will provide funding for students to spend the summer contributing to open source software projects. A list of FreeBSD specific projects and potential mentors is available here.

    Once a suitable project and mentor have been identified, interested students should complete a proposal and submit it to Google. Proposals are now being accepted and the final deadline is May 8, 2006 at 17:00 Pacific Daylight Time (midnight May 9, 2006 0:00 UTC). Winning candidates will be announced in late May. Please see the Student FAQ for more information.

  • 1 Май: A driver for HighPoint's RocketRAID 232x series of SATA RAID controllers, rr232x(4), has been added to FreeBSD-CURRENT as well as the RELENG_6 and RELENG_6_1 branches. It will be included in the upcoming FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.

  • 1 Май: Enhanced commit privileges: Xin LI (src, doc, ports)

Апрель 2006

  • 30 Апрель: New committer: Lars Balker Rasmussen (ports)

  • 15 Апрель: In his latest bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD developer Joe Marcus Clarke about the GNOME desktop environment on FreeBSD. The podcast is available at http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk032.mp3.

  • 14 Апрель: The January-March, 2006 status report is now available with 29 entries.

  • 14 Апрель: The FreeBSD Project is happy to participate in Google's Summer of Code 2006 program. This program will provide funding for students to spend the summer contributing to open source software projects. A list of FreeBSD specific projects and potential mentors is available here.

  • 13 Апрель: The first release candidate of FreeBSD 6.1 is now available. The RC1 ISO images are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.

  • 11 Апрель: A driver for the Broadcom NetXtreme II family of Gigabit Ethernet chips, bce(4), has been added to FreeBSD-CURRENT. It will be merged to the FreeBSD 6-STABLE branch in the near future.

  • 6 Апрель: The FreeBSD Foundation now provides native Java JDK and JRE 1.5 binaries for FreeBSD. For further details, please see the FreeBSD Foundation press release.

  • 4 Апрель: New committer: Alejandro Pulver (ports)

  • 2 Апрель: New committer: Johan van Selst (ports)

Март 2006

Февраль 2006

  • 22 Февраль: New committer: Wojciech A. Koszek (src)

  • 20 Февраль: The second beta releases of FreeBSD 5.5 and FreeBSD 6.1 are now available. The respective BETA2 ISO images are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.

  • 18 Февраль: In his latest bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD developer Marshall Kirk McKusick. The podcast is available at http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk018.mp3.

  • 17 Февраль: In issue 17 of his bsdtalk series of podcasts, Will Backman interviews FreeBSD release engineer Scott Long about the upcoming FreeBSD 5.5 and 6.1 releases and related topics. The podcast is available at http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk017.mp3.

  • 13 Февраль: New committer: Chuck Lever (src)

  • 13 Февраль: The ``FreeBSD Kernel Internals: An Intensive Code Walkthrough'' course will be taught during the Spring of 2006. The class will be held at the historic Hillside Club at 2286 Cedar Strett, Berkeley, CA 94709 just three blocks north of the Berkeley campus once per week from 6:30PM to 9:45PM starting Wednesday February 22nd and finishing Tuesday June 13th. You can get more information or sign up for the class here.

  • 9 Февраль: The first beta releases of FreeBSD 5.5 and FreeBSD 6.1 are now available. The respective BETA1 ISO images are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.

Январь 2006

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