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news for 2010-05
news for 2010-05
Tue, 1 Jun 2010 10:05:51 +0200
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I just wrote the new Month of the Hurd. Please tell me if there’s anything
which should be added, removed or changed.
A month of the Hurd: *dde linux26*, *thread storms*, *new live CD* and *IRC
> This month Zheng Da
> on the state of porting DDE linux26 to the Hurd,
> which can improve the GNU Hurd Hardware support a lot:
>> I tested pcnet32, ne2k-pci, rtl8139, e1000. pcnet32 works in
>> both VMWare and qemu. Only qemu emulates ne2k-pci and rtl8139 cards and
>> drivers work well in qemu. — [[Zheng_Da|user/zhengda]]
> Also Sergio Lopez
> [added some patches](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-
> to prevent thread storms when synchronizing large pagers in ext2fs. They
should improve performance for high throughput situations.
> Additionally Justus Winter created a [live CD]
> with an installation wizard in the spirit of the OpenBSD installer.
> He needs testers to improve it.
> And the [scheduled IRC meetings for Google Summer of code]
continuing on Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 UTC. If you want to catch up on
them, you can have a look at the [channel logs]
> <small>*PS: As the amount of new developments on the Hurd has increased
quite a bit since the start of the ‘Month of the Hurd’, these news are only a
selection of the items you can already test yourself. There’s more in our
[[mailing_lists]]. The rough criterium for the Month of the Hurd is “can you
already test it and can I say why it is great for the Hurd at large?” —
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- news for 2010-05,
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