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OpenBSD hotplugd scripting

The OpenBSD hotplugd script

The hotplugd daemon monitors the hotplug(4) pseudo-device, acting on signaled events by executing the scripts in the /etc/hotplug directory.

The following is a modified version of TuM'Fatig's Automount USB stick on OpenBSD. You can also find My OpenBSD Setup post describing my personal experience …

OpenBSD's Network stack (PART 1)

The OpenBSD Network Stack Graph

Since OpenBSD Network Stack Internals by Claudio Jeker at AsiaBSDCon 2008, there's a noticeable changes in OpenBSD network stack. obviously the removal of using softnet task queue for forwarding IP packets which is now done by almost a complete run (passing packets from Incoming Interface …

Smallest and Longest Manpage you ever read


Recently I asked a question on OpenSD IRC channel which led to a question entirely different. What's the smallest/longest manpage you ever read?

$ find /usr/local/share/man -type f -exec wc -l {} \;  | sort

On OpenBSD 6.2, the smallest is dcphy(4) with 23 lines and the …

My OpenBSD Setup

Today, I'm going to write about my personal experience with OpenBSD on my Laptop as an OpenBSD user. I think I will come back day to day and update this blog post, but currently the following topics are coeverd:

Privileged Seperated Processes

An Intorduction

In computer programming and computer security, privilege separation is a technique in which a program is divided into parts which are limited to the specific privileges they require in order to perform a specific task. This is used to mitigate the potential damage of a computer security vulnerability …