[EN] Ground Zero: BSD 4.3

The Greatest Software Ever Written. So there you have it: The single Greatest Piece of Software Ever, with the broadest impact on the world, was BSD 4.3. Other Unixes were bigger commercial successes. But as the cumulative accomplishment of the BSD systems, 4.3 represented an unmatched peak of innovation. BSD 4.3 represents the single biggest […]

[EN] Server Migration

Today, I moved some stuff around (server-wise) at home. My old and trusted FreeBSD 7.2 server (A Dell Dimension 8300, the bottom one in the picture), serving my websites (BAMP), zone files, OpenVPN tunnels, SSH and mail services has been retired, and all services have been moved to my former XP desktop, a Dell Dimension […]

[EN] Compiler Compilation Complication = SNAFU

After upgrading my server from FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE to 7.1-PRERELEASE, I ran into some serious problems today. The server came back online, but it just didn’t feel right. When I tried to recompile Sendmail (I use a heavily modified version) and BIND (I use the ports version), I ran into some unclear errors. Then I decided […]

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