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When I first released dhcpcd-3, it had support for FreeBSD. This was done using a BPF device which has the benefit of getting the kernel to filter packets before they hit the program. This meant the dhcpcd only saw DHCP and ARP packets on BSD, whereas on Linux is saw all the packets coming in. Nor...

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Today I am 35 years young :)

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I'm not afraid to show off my bootcharts :)29 seconds is pretty fast I think, especially as it's my default configuration. The only "out of the box" tweak was to enable parallel startup. It also shows that it's the daemons like hal that are now taking up all the time which I can't really do that muc...

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For some reason is vt100 or console and vt220 for the others. This causes the home/end/pgup/pgdown keys not to work correctly.Setting a term of wsvt25 in /etc/ttys fixes this! Thankfully :)I have no idea why that isn't the default as it drove me potty :(

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So, after finally going into a NetBSD irc channel with the express purpose of removing all compiler warnings from dhcpcd and making it add routes correctly on that platform, I got convinced into giving NetBSD a spin. So I wanged it on my amd64 and as promised, the default cd worked fine with my tr...

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