SSH session timeout

Have you ever noticed that on some Internet connections, ssh sessions will drop for no reason other than a lack of activity? I have noticed this when using ssh from some open access points and friends houses. The reason isn’t a poor internet connection but...

FreeBSD Mirror

A few weeks ago we set up a local cvsup mirror for FreeBSD at mirror.rootbsd.net that is updated every 12 hours and can be accessed by any RootBSD customers. As part of our set up process we install the most recent version of the ports tree to the new systems but you...

Patch for FreeBSD 6.2 jails

I’ve actually made a number of changes after my original patch in the past month or so to fix a number of problems with page faults from the original patch. These page faults were caused by a null pointer in thread structures during forking. It seems to be...