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Upgrade from OpenBSD 4.9 to 5.0

Today is the day when OpenBSD 5.0 is officially launched. Learn about the news from here. The main reason for me to upgrade is “(…)big-memory support has been enabled on all possible architectures (…)”. My instance running on a Dell XPS M1330 will now benefit from it’s 8GB of RAM!

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NetBSD and SpeedStep on the Atom N450

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 ships with an Intel Atom N450. Right now, TuM’Fatig is running on an USB disk plugged in the XPS M1330. So the Mini is in testing mode. Today was the day when I checked the status of NetBSD’s SpeedStep implementation on N450. Sadly, NetBSD 5.1_STABLE still does not support it ; NetBSD 5.99.55 knows about…

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OpenBSD on Dell Inspiron 10

Model: Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) CPU: Intel Atom N450(1.66GHz, 667MHz FSB, 512K L2 Cache) Memory: 1GB SDRAM DDR2 @ 800 MHz Video: IntelĀ® NM10 Express + Crystal HD Broadcom Media Accelerator Screen: 10.1″ Widescreen Display (1366×768) Operating System: OpenBSD 4.8

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