FreeBSD 6.4-RC1 Ready for Download

Upgrade method also available using : 1. csup or cvsup use RELENG_6_4  tag 2. Using freebsd-update # freebsd-update upgrade -r 6.4-RC1 # freebsd-update install 3. Download Iso file Click here to download FreeBSD 6.4-RC1 For full news click here

Linux Kernel 2.6.27 is out : native support for my acer laptop wifi

Yes, huge thanks for atheros support in this kernel. More changes in summary : 2.6.27 add a new filesystem (UBIFS) optimized for “pure” flash-based storage devices, the page-cache is now lockless, much improved Direct I/O scalability and performance, delayed allocation for ext4, multiqueue networking, an alternative hibernation implementation based on kexec/kdump, data integrity support in …


Reset FreeBSD Root Password

Maintain more machine means more password to remember, while keep it unique and secure also tend to forget for long time inactivity. Yes, because its stable One of my sandbox need to replace the lan card and I need to login but I can’t. After reading dan googling I reboot the sandbox and do these steps …


Can’t locate Compress/

edp# perl /usr/local/sbin/ Can’t locate Compress/ in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/BSDPAN /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/mach /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/mach /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8 .) at /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Archive/ line 11. BEGIN failed–compilation aborted at /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Archive/ line  11. Compilation failed in require at /usr/local/sbin/ line 1340. BEGIN failed–compilation aborted at /usr/local/sbin/ line 1340. Solution : edp# cd /usr/ports/archivers/ edp# cd p5-Compress-Zlib && make install edp# …


Official Support of Atheros HAL on Linux Kernel

From Luis R. Rodriguez on lkml : “As part of our commitment to help support all of our Atheros devices under Linux we’d like to announce the release of our Atheros HAL for our 802.11abg chipsets under the ISC license. You can find it here: This can be used as a source of documentation …