A lot of CDNs and cloud-based sites are really making it difficult to weed out safe from malicious. For example, a file-executable detector on my network detected a download from Akamai Technologies, which is a CDN and Facebook uses it. It’s really obscuring and masking detective results.
Yesterday, I was curious about DragonflyBSD so I downloaded an .iso from their website, I discovered that their HAMMER filesystem requires a minimum of 50GB to work correctly. At first, I thought I could get by with a 6GB disk image file but it froze so I retried with a fresh image file of 50GiB.
DragonflyBSD does not start pf out-of-the box so I had to enable:
into /etc/sysctl.conf and I had to follow by adding enable_pf=”YES” to /etc/rc.conf The simplest pf.conf configuration is
block in all pass out keep state
which merely required those lines to be uncommented.
DragonflyBSD doesn’t seem to have the same means of packages as OpenBSD, but I could be wrong. But under /usr, DragonflyBSD did include a really neat Makefile that can be used to acquire the kernel source as well as dports—their ports collection.