Looks like I didn't order the nice new dGPU like I thought, but fortunately an R9 290x is plenty powerful for everything I want to do in the near future, so I can wait for newer Navi/Polaris cards to become available before upgrading that part. Gonna be so nice to have a desktop again.
I love my Precision, but a single drive with periodic backups just makes me generally anxious about my data.
And it's official! dfbeadm is ready for wider beta testing: http://lists.dragonflybsd.org/pipermail/users/2019-August/358273.html
Now I just hope I don't have any lemons coming in the mail so I can actually have a reliable #DragonFlyBSD and/or #HardenedBSD home server, though due to the GPU I'll probably need to run Void-musl or some other non-GNU Linux as well, but that shouldn't be a serious hurdle for long.
May even get some time to try out #ReactOS, sounds like they've been making some great progress
It's not the TR2 behemoth I was wanting to get, but I should be able to put together a nice Ryzen2 desktop over the weekend.
Also got myself a New Nintendo 3DSXL that I plan to flash CFW on so I can do some nice retro gaming on some more modern systems than are feasible on my Pandora. Should be a good holdover until the Pyra is available
I'm not super fond of git at the moment, but I got the separate branch set up, so now I just need to draft up the email notification.
For anyone interested, the branch is located here: https://github.com/newnix/dfbeadm/tree/v0.1.0-BETA
Folks I don't know how many of you know Greg @G_Dog1985 he has been a essential part of LR since the beginning and is still the person who does all the maintenance to the server to keep us updated and secure.
He has unfortunately fell on some difficult times. He has had cancer for sometime and his grandpa is also ill and cannot work leaving it all on the shoulders of his mother to support the house. If you have any pocket change to share here is a good cause
Lots of vBSDCon registrations today. Last day of early bird for $100.
Still time to get in.
If you advertise your tool/project as being "secure" or in any way focused on security, but your documentation on how to install it includes `curl | $SHELL` without huge warnings about how terrible it is, I can't take any of your other claims seriously.
I'll just assume you're using something on the order of double ROT-13 for encryption.
Ok think I'm nearly ready to write-up a post on the funcitonality and limitations of #dfbeadm. Just did some cleaning up and added some assertions that are absolutely redundant, but should print out assertfails pretty clearly if something goes wrong enough.
Should look at pruning a couple code paths to ensure that environment testing doesn't happen if you hit a NOTIMP() macro, but that may not be terribly important at this time, since it just falls through the argument parsing and exits
Not sure if I should request public testing of dfbeadm from #DragonFlyBSD users tonight or if I should inject some assertions and informational "not yet implemented" messages.
Probably going to make it more talkative to be on the safe side, but I'm (probably) irrationally excited about a beta release of a tool I've been writing on my lunch breaks.