Archive for October, 2012

FreeNAS 8.3.0 Released

October 29th, 2012
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FreeNAS 8.3.0 is based on FreeBSD 8.3 with version 28 of the ZFS filesystem. This is a major milestone in FreeNAS development, bringing in the plugin system with ZFS version 28. Development of the FreeNAS 8.2 branch has come to a halt, as both ZFS version 15 as well as FreeBSD 8.2 are no longer supported.

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Raspberry Pi-ortable

October 29th, 2012
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The Raspberry Pi is not just a very cheap PC, it’s also tiny and uses very little power. So it is not too surprising to see one hooked up to a battery and display in a makeshift portable workstation.

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Education, Hardware, Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi serves up double RAM

October 16th, 2012
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The Raspberry Pi micro-computer can’t compete with the latest all-in-ones, ultrabooks, and towers hitting the market. But it’s not supposed to. The bare-bones device was created to be a gateway to development for kids and hobbyists. Still, that doesn’t mean the low-powered learning device should be precluded from hardware upgrades.

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BLUG, Hardware, Raspberry Pi