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Calling all @FreeBSD/#FreeBSD users who have ever run "buildworld" with a build option. Behold, my 15 years-in-the-making diff to unbreak several build options: reviews.freebsd.org/D17040

Notably WITHOUT_INET* WITHOUT_CRYPT WITHOUT_OPENSSL WITHOUT_DYNAMICROOT WITHOUT_FILE #Thread
PLEASE review and test. I have noted one known shortcoming in the review and I hope all #FreeBSD make/build/buildworld subject matter experts can test and trash it as appropriate. Why? #Thread
I have wanted for a mere 15 years, since I first discovered FreeBSD #Jail, to have an easy way to choosing build(world) options for smaller-than-stock Jails come #bhyve virtual machines. THE THINGS THEY NOW CALL CONTAINERS and a dozen other catchy names.
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Additional thoughts on FreeBSD's death spiral.
#freebsd
With the devastating news that FreeBSD donations have dropped roughly in half compared to 2017 - which already failed to meet their target for 2017 - taking a look at the some informal data about the project's online presence.
The lack of any interest and activity in social media about FreeBSD is shocking. This is a project that almost no one has any interest in.
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Watching @JurassicWorld I witnessed "dmidecode --isolate" and throughout the remainder of the film I could not stop thinking about this. movies.stackexchange.com/questions/9006… I am positive I saw "dmidecode --isolate" and now I'm thinking how I could make that a real thing
There's something called the DPDK for Linux. dpdk.org Stands for Data Plane Development Kit. It has an option for isolating CPUs. If you're going to add an option to dmidecode to "isolate" something/everything -- and in the premise of the @JurassicWorld movie -- 1/
if "dmidecode --isolate" is to "save the day" in a failing ventilation system, it would have to (no doubt) isolate a failing component. In #FreeBSD quite often we see cards that violate our standard understanding and ultimately evoke warnings about interrupt storms and thus 2/
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