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Nothing major - the 4.0 branch gets a fix to send DECLINE messages correctly (basically we forgot to add the IP and ServerID to the message) and the ntp.conf file path is tunable by NTP_CONF=/usr/pkg/etc/ntp.conf in /etc/dhcpcd.enter-hook. 4.99.3 got released as well with more fixes, mainly for 4.0...

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And it was almost entirely painless!Just like my quard core as an issue booting NetBSD MP (I need to have a PS2 keyboard plugged in OR the PS2 port disabled in the kernel), it seems that it doesn't like ACPI on my server. No matter - ACPI is not essential there. After that hurdle is passed the syste...

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Well, someone told me that the Google Android platform uses my DHCP client, dhcpcd. Well, now that the code has been opened up, they do indeed have dhcpcd-4.0.0-beta9 in their git repo.I must be doing something right if Gentoo, NetBSD and now Google use dhcpcd :DI dunno about you, but th...

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I've updated Drupal on this machine from 5.11 to 6.5The main reason I didn't before was because the spam module didn't work with 6.x. I've been using the captcha module recently instead on 5.x and noticed that it along with my other modules now worked on 6.x :)The upgrade wasn't entirely painless -...

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One of the nasty hacks left in OpenRC is that the init.sh script (ie, the sysinit runlevel) runs a lot of hardcoded stuff at boot, such as udev and mounting of various bits in /sys, /dev/pts and /dev/shm.Later today I'll be comitted a VERY big patch that allows the running of ALL these bits as seper...

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