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 # Hackathon 15  # Hackathon 16
 The 15th NetBSD hackathon will be run from August 10th through August 14th.  The 16th NetBSD hackathon *is running until February 12th*.
 This time, it's a documentation hackathon ('docathon'), our main  Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need fixing to get
 focus is improving the NetBSD documentation and advertising.  [[NetBSD-current|http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/current/]] ready for the
   creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.
 Join us on the IRC channel #netbsd-code on freenode (irc.freenode.net).  Join us on the IRC channel #netbsd-code on freenode (irc.freenode.net).
 Just join, have a look around and ask your questions or what work needs to be done.  Just join, have a look around and ask your questions or what work needs to
   be done.
 There's also a thread on netbsd-users, just drop a mail if you're interested.  
 Additionally, this hackathon will be held parallel to the CCC camp (http://camp.ccc.de).  
 Some NetBSD people will be there and expressed interest in a meeting.  
 Mail to the list if you're interested in the meeting, or contact  
 via Jabber (prng@jabber.in-berlin.de) or in IRCNet/Freenode (nick: gnrp).  
 ## Primary goals  ## Primary goals
 We see four main goals one could achieve within five days with enough manpower:  We want NetBSD 6.0 to be the best NetBSD release ever. There are already
   a lot of great features in it:
   * Improved kernel performance and scalability
   * New kernel module framework with automatic module loading
   * Logical Volume Manager
   * NetBSD Packet Filter
   * Xen SMP support
   * Flash file-system CHFS
   * Automated Regression Testing
   * Improved FUSE support
   * Updated Linux emulation
   * GCC 4.5.3
   * Updated X.org X11 distribution
   * SMTP authentication client built into Postfix (now version 2.8.7)
   * New and enhanced drivers
   * ... and many other features
   To make sure that NetBSD users get the best possible experience of the
   new release we would like to fix as many as possible of the following
   bugs. If you are able to help us to fix these bugs by supplying
   patches or testing fixes please consider to participate.  We are also
   in need of people to supply documentation fixes, preferably in the
   form of patches.  Release notes and/or manual pages!
   Critical bugs:
   * [[PR 45677|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45677]]: The stress_killer test sometimes does
   * [[PR 45708|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45708]]: Unable to read big files from large FFSv2 (12TB), ls out of swap
   * [[PR 44788|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44788]]: mlock(2) panic
   * [[PR 45187|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45187]]: select(2) sometimes doesn't wakeup
   * [[PR 45833|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45833]]: occasional crash of 5.99.59: SPL NOT LOWERED ON TRAP EXIT
   Important bugs:
   * [[PR 38670|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38670]]: ^Z does not seems to suspend programs that vfork'ed and wait.
   * [[PR 38965|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38965]]: ktrace locking issue
   * [[PR 39420|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39420]]: stopped processes can hold locks
   * [[PR 42663|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42663]]: lwp_exit() might race with lwp_free()
   * [[PR 44658|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44658]]: spurious chroot escape warning
   * [[PR 34735|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34735]]: diagnostic assertion failed genfs_vnops.c 1123
   * [[PR 38760|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38760]]: umount -f /usr panics the system
   * [[PR 39548|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39548]]: kernel debugging assertion "(vp->v_flag & VONWORKLST)" failed
   * [[PR 30525|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30525]]: remounting ffs read-only (mount -ur) does not sync metadata
   * [[PR 39264|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39264]]: newfs can create a filesystem with > 2^31 inodes, which doesn't work (?)
   * [[PR 40562|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40562]]: busy loop in ffs_sync when unmounting a file system
   * [[PR 41013|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41013]]: netbsd5-rc2 crash (kernel diagnostic assertion "vp->v_usecount == 1" failed)
   * [[PR 39371|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39371]]: wapbl should allow mounting "/" even if journal is hosed
   * [[PR 39609|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39609]]: wapbl "replaying log to disk" message is potentially misleading
   * fixed <s>[[PR 32318|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32318]]: NFS client or server hang</s>
   * [[PR 39385|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39385]]: unmounting ptyfs with busy ptys causes deadlock in vrele
   * [[PR 40388|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40388]]: IPv6 incompatibility with pre-5.99.6 binary
   * [[PR 38078|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38078]]: IPFilter lacks documentation almost completely
   * [[PR 38457|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38457]]: ipf doesn't handle IPv6 fragments
   * [[PR 39066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39066]]: Tty settings mangled.
   * [[PR 4029|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/4029]]: Register usage doesn't comply with SPARC ABI
   * [[PR 38540|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38540]]: recent i386 GENERIC kernel cannot boot with VIA chipset
   * [[PR 38643|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38643]]: (dM) st tape drive loses data
   * [[PR 39305|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39305]]: loops through gre(4) cause a hang or crash
   * [[PR 42420|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42420]]: $ORIGIN undefined on NetBSD
   * [[PR 40066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40066]]: gcc -O1 generates wrong code in loop optimize
   * [[PR 40468|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40468]]: Optimizer bug suspected -- porting devel/libffi to NetBSD/powerpc
   * [[PR 30756|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30756]]: gdb not usable for live debugging of threaded programs
   * [[PR 41936|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41936]]: gdb does not work for threaded programs on sparc64
   * [[PR 41208|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41208]]: objcopy -S -O binary aborts w/ BFD internal error
   * [[PR 41127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41127]]: Update/improve newfs docs regarding raw devices
   * [[PR 40346|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40346]]: libexpat should be in base.tgz
   * [[PR 9582|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9582]]: sysinst doesn't allow source or pkgsrc installation
   * [[PR 38571|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38571]]: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"
   * [[PR 12769|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12769]]: clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr
   * [[PR 43314|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43314]]: pc relative relocations are "off by 1*size" on vax
   * [[PR 44159|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44159]]: startx (xinit) fails
   * fixed <s>[[PR 45155|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45155]]: there are no usb-stick installer images</s>
   * [[PR 45439|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45439]]: gcc generates out-of-range branch insn for m68k
   * [[PR 45573|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45573]]: internal compiler error when building f2c on sparc64
   * [[PR 45620|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45620]]: MAKEDEV failures remains unoticed in miniroot build
   * [[PR 45628|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45628]]: acpicpu(4) changes between 5.99.55 and 5.99.56 break amd64
   * [[PR 45816|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45816]]: Screen corruption in German sysinst install
   * [[PR 45854|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45854]]: vnode clean list corruption?
   * [[PR 45974|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45974]]: kernfs mount point directory listing is empty
   Should be fixed:
   * [[PR 37726|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/37726]]: request documentation of 2147 second limit on adjtime(2)
   * [[PR 19774|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/19774]]: ddb can be entered twice and then you can't get out
   * [[PR 36526|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/36526]]: ddb(4) doesn't document ddb.commandonenter fully, nor correctly
   * [[PR 36227|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/36227]]: TRYEMULROOT-related doc issues about absolute symlinks
   * [[PR 38141|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38141]]: lookup/vfs_busy acquire rwlock recursively (now, transient unmount failures)
   * [[PR 38889|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38889]]: Crash on open/mmap/close of block device
   * [[PR 45694|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45694]]: update by ./build.sh doesn't complete because of unwriteable /dev
   * [[PR 38265|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38265]]: sometimes /kern directory can not be read
   * [[PR 33642|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/33642]]: Sometimes, creating new users and then chowning directories for them, leads to a panic.
   * [[PR 32844|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32844]]: unix domain sockets documentation is incomplete (and see 38993)
   * [[PR 22522|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/22522]]: connect(2) may fail with EINVAL
   * [[PR 38668|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38668]]: fast_ipsec, ipv6 ans socket locking doesn't play well together
   * [[PR 6536|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/6536]]: wsconsctl metaesc setting is undocumented
   * [[PR 9725|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9725]]: GNU autoconf mmap() test causes panic in hp300-based m68k pmap code
   * [[PR 34100|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34100]]: keyboard not working on my Compaq Presario V2658US notebook
   * [[PR 39275|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39275]]: HEAD amd64 kernel hang at uhub5 at usb5 vendor 0x1002 EHCI ...
   * [[PR 32830|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32830]]: sd(4) contains incorrect & incomplete information
   * [[PR 42596|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42596]]: getopt_long(3) manual does not mention + and - leading character in optstring parameter
   * [[PR 41891|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41891]]: our pthread doesn't like wine 1.1.27
   * [[PR 20272|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/20272]]: No daily checks for disk quotas
   * [[PR 8282|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/8282]]: PSD for make not in sync with program and manpage
   * [[PR 41652|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41652]]: newfs neither respects nor updates the block and frag sizes in disklabel
   * [[PR 26835|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/26835]]: cgd.conf handled incorrectly in case cgd on cgd
   * [[PR 28624|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/28624]]: cgdconfig with no keygen entry fails silently
   * [[PR 36243|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/36243]]: cgdconfig manual page correction: document -n flag; add -V to -g case; omit -n in -g case
   * [[PR 14578|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/14578]]: sh(1) doesn't explain emacs editing mode
   * [[PR 35227|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35227]]: /bin/sh does not clean up zombies under certain circumstances
   * [[PR 36532|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/36532]]: fix for a core dump in /bin/sh dotrap()
   * [[PR 40554|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40554]]: >& -operator incorrectly documented in sh(1) man page
   * [[PR 32591|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32591]]: cap_mkdb(1) does not update properly db files?
   * [[PR 34890|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34890]]: ldd(1) receives SIGSEGV when called for certain files
   * [[PR 29719|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/29719]]: confusing passwd(1) warning w/ short password and PAM
   * [[PR 11223|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/11223]]: POSIX.2: ps -G <grouplist> not supported (committable patch)
   * [[PR 37288|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/37288]]: su fails if home on nfs without root privileges
   * [[PR 18936|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/18936]]: syslogd should call initgroups()
   * [[PR 19722|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/19722]]: fix for 3 uncompress(1) bugs that delete/truncate the wrong file
   * [[PR 39428|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39428]]: wpa_supplicant.conf(5) describes `ap_scan' option vaguely
   * [[PR 32519|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32519]]: ypbind spams syslog if it loses connectivity
   * [[PR 41266|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41266]]: build.sh invoked mkisofs has wrong path for iso image
   * [[PR 43272|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43272]]: no nbsed after first release build
   * [[PR 9904|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9904]]: sysinst sometimes doesn't store network config
   * [[PR 37415|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/37415]]: sysinst should be available after installation
   * [[PR 10277|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/10277]]: i386 floppies have slip but not ppp support
   * [[PR 39697|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39697]]: no raidframe support in sysinst
   * [[PR 43357|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43357]]: initial security run output is too large
   * [[PR 43361|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43361]]: no IPv6 network installation on some boot media
   * [[PR 13533|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/13533]]: there should be a PDF version of the INSTALL notes
   * [[PR 42495|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42495]]: Corrupt db files created by cross-built pwd_mkdb and cap_mkdb
   * [[PR 43322|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43322]]: netbsd-5 tools compat build does not respect TOOLDIR
   * [[PR 44578|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44578]]: cross-building netbsd5 on current-amd64 is missing /var/db/libc.tags
   * [[PR 45473|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45473]]: Please fix "build tools" on OpenIndiana 151a
   * [[PR 45560|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45560]]: Unable to cross build HEAD kernel on MacOS X 10.7
   * [[PR 45673|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45673]]: gcc 4.6 on i386 current generates bad code for assembler code in lock.h
   * [[PR 45697|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45697]]: build.sh fails to build tools with gcc (the one coming with FreeBSD)
   * [[PR 45846|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45846]]: pf(4) re-directs broken
   It would also be nice to fix the following bugs:
   * (no PR): dump, restore, tar, cpio, scp, sftp, rcp do not copy extended attributes
   * [[PR 2512|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/2512]]: fuword() definition problem
   * [[PR 28448|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/28448]]: stackable filesystems locking breakage when looking up DOTDOT
   * [[PR 32367|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32367]]: umount -f deadlock
   * [[PR 37706|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/37706]]: Forced unmount of file systems is unsafe
   * [[PR 40681|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40681]]: possible data loss path in the buffer cache code
   * [[PR 12189|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12189]]: vnd-caused deadlock in buffer cache
   * [[PR 12404|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12404]]: panic: ffs_alloccg: map corrupted
   * [[PR 19110|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/19110]]: nullfs mounts over NFS cause lock manager problems
   * [[PR 22725|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/22725]]: kernel panic while attempting mkfifo on (localhost, userlevel) NFS volume
   * [[PR 41874|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41874]]: in-kernel NFS server hates network interface aliases
   * [[PR 13861|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/13861]]: nullfs can't be remounted ro/rw
   * [[PR 25810|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/25810]]: ipf4 ftp proxy has problems with long 221- lines
   * [[PR 34452|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34452]]: Freecom USB HDD which worked with 2.x doesn't work with 3.1_RC1, 4.0_BETA or 4.99.1
   * [[PR 32344|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32344]]: atu(4) makes kernel crash
   * [[PR 32938|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32938]]: PCMCIA cards with fixed IO addresses are not working.
   * [[PR 19085|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/19085]]: Belkin switchboxes bust PS/2 mouse probe (see 24063?)
   * [[PR 24363|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/24363]]: PS/2 mouse code could be a bit smarter (see 19085?)
   * [[PR 34822|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34822]]: libossaudio ignores mixer class
   * [[PR 8156|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/8156]]: step/next in gdb do not work on arm32
   * [[PR 44829|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44829]]: gdb -q prints bogus messages
   * [[PR 20993|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/20993]]: .USE rules don't mix with .SUFFIXES
   * [[PR 45027|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45027]]: make: yacc/mkdep build race
   * [[PR 35547|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35547]]: add timeout to cgdconfig
   * [[PR 30771|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30771]]: patch to add -m option to calendar(1)
   * [[PR 20663|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/20663]]: temporary system errors can cause cron jobs to hang forever
   * [[PR 30295|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30295]]: getty accepts too few letters after username prompt
   * [[PR 4617|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/4617]]: inetd -l option is too broad a brush
   * [[PR 20264|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/20264]]: lint(1) has problems with named member initialization
   * [[PR 22119|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/22119]]: lint segv on malformed function pointer cast
   * [[PR 22500|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/22500]]: lint breakage for named initializers
   * [[PR 38542|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38542]]: lint does not grok complex designated initializers
   * [[PR 42654|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42654]]: Coverity Scan Issues on ls.c
   * [[PR 35460|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35460]]: man(1) and catman(1) don't honour '\" first line comment
   * [[PR 11219|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/11219]]: less(1) is not compatible with POSIX.2 "more"
   * [[PR 30420|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30420]]: chrooted named does not work out of the box.
   * [[PR 44889|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44889]]: netstat -d option is broken
   * [[PR 19468|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/19468]]: pr(1) does not support -f or -p options
   * [[PR 12266|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12266]]: ps on a dump prints command line from live system
   * [[PR 18257|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/18257]]: POSIX.2-1992: ps(1)'s TIME column has the wrong format
   * [[PR 40813|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40813]]: bad ps/ptyfs interaction
   * [[PR 23847|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/23847]]: route add 10.10.10/21 dest results in 10/21 to dest
   * [[PR 37876|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/37876]]: rpcbind(8) and related services should be able to bind(2) to a specific interface
   * [[PR 6832|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/6832]]: savecore could be better
   * [[PR 30324|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30324]]: BSD sed wraps the regexp when it's too long.
   * [[PR 34560|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34560]]: Basic regexes go wrong when combining bound and backref
   * [[PR 11904|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/11904]]: tail segfaults and core dumps on I/O error
   * [[PR 38066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38066]]: tar doesn't dearchive correctly long symlinks
   * [[PR 41049|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41049]]: usermod -g =uid testuser does not create group as indicated by man page
   * [[PR 41526|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41526]]: re-support /usr/bin/vi's -F option
   * [[PR 43839|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43839]]: vi can't resize in -current
   * [[PR 45006|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45006]]: nvi gives nonsense error when TERM environment variable unset
   * [[PR 5034|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/5034]]: the num lock light doesn't change when switching to X (also, 9127)
   * [[PR 9127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9127]]: CapsLock not properly handled between virtual consoles with X (also, 5034)
   * [[PR 42569|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42569]]: Please import xf86-input-usbtablet driver from OpenBSD xenocara
   * [[PR 43320|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43320]]: build.sh fails on Cygwin 1.7.2
   * [[PR 9900|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9900]]: sysinst only uses 1 drive
   * [[PR 12020|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12020]]: Sysinst refuses upgrade unnecessarily (overzealous fscking)
   * [[PR 17593|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/17593]]: suggestions to improve sysinst wrt disk handling
   * [[PR 17801|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/17801]]: sysinst doesn't correctly handle changing mount points or conflicting mount points
   * [[PR 35066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35066]]: sysinst should save media options in an ifconfig.if(5) file
   * [[PR 35538|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35538]]: sysinst duplicates hostname on upgrade
   * [[PR 39352|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39352]]: sysinst enhancement suggestion: file browser
   * [[PR 13532|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/13532]]: the HTML generated for INSTALL.html is atrocious
 1. Update and complete the several guides we have.  
 The NetBSD guide could have some updates (e.g. one could write about npf,  
 or write one guide for it on its own).  
 The internals guide has many XXXs in it, too, and the part about regression  
 testing is factually empty, and perhaps could need one guide on its own.  
 2. The wiki needs some work on it.  
 The old wiki needs to be migrated completely into the new one.  
 3. NetBSD could need some new advertising material. Anyone good in writing  
 texts can make new texts for the current flyers, and if you're good with  
 inkscape and scribus, creating one or two posters for exhibitions would be  
 nice, too.  
 4. Minor improvements (working on manpages), thinking about versioning the  
 documentation, address some topics that was not written about before.  
 ## Possible topics  
 There were several suggestions on what could be done, so here are topics  
 somebody wanted to be addressed:  
 ### Working on guides  
  * Create a list of notebooks and netbooks running NetBSD, what is missing  
    with them and what is running. This page could suit well into the wiki  
    where it is editable by more people.  
  * genfs, fifofs, layerfs and specfs actually have no manpages and nearly no  
    documentation. Documenting them would be good for writing new FSs.  
  * Look into internals guide. Every chapter (except for five) has XXXs in it  
    or misses fundamental information.  
  * Regression testing needs to be documented. It has a chapter in the  
    internals guide, but I want to stress this topic, as it is important for  
    people new to developing with NetBSD.  
  * The Xen-howto could be updated (http://www.lumbercartel.ca/library/xen/  
    might be a good source).  
    LumberCartel has permitted the use of his document,  
    don't forget to give credit and backlink to his pages.  
  * Write an introduction for people coming from Linux and migrating to  
    NetBSD, the main differences to consider, etc.  
  * Create an npf guide (similarly to the PF user's guide  
    http://openbsd.org/faq/pf/index.html). This doesn't need to be as lengthy  
    as the OpenBSD one, but having one would be nice.  
    This can also be addressed in the guide's chapter concerning firewalls.  
  * The pkgsrc guide could also need updates. Additionally, it would be good  
    for people new to pkgsrc if the way make works and how dependencies are  
    automatically resolved would be documented in the guide.  
    That would make it much easier for people who want to contribute.  
  * Write an example on how to migrate NetBSD to a new platform.  
  * Gather and actualize bluetooth information. The chapter in the guide could  
    be updated.  
  * Write an article on how to contribute. At the moment, there is  
    http://www.netbsd.org/contrib/, but having a guide on how NetBSD  
    development really works, where the code lies and how e.g. the website  
    is made (it took me weeks to figure out where the website lies), etc. would  
    be good.  
 ### wiki  
  * [[Migrate articles from the old user wiki to the new one.|wiki/todo/migrate_content_from_wiki.netbsd.se]]  
  * [[Describe your laptop.|laptops]]  
  * Design a new wiki frontpage and think about how to order the wiki. The old  
    user wiki had a pretty nice one.  
  * Create a site for 'general tips' related to NetBSD that don't really fit  
    into any other category.  
  * Think of an easier way for new users (non-developers) to contribute to the  
    wiki. At the moment, the way with getting an OpenID, writing a mail,  
    waiting for creation and activation is long and difficult.  
    One could e.g. think about having a simple NetBSD OpenID-server (SimpleID  
    is quite nice for that) and a registration form so that you don't have to  
    dig through OpenID first to get an account.  
 ### advertising material  
  * Work out posters (potentially A0) for exhibitions. Anybody fond with  
    inkscape, scribus and design could do great work on that!  
  * Work over the advertising materials, the exiting can be seen here:  
    They have nice designs, but are fairly outdated and don't really outline  
    what NetBSDs benefits are.  
  * Design new wallpapers. NetBSD needs nice wallpapers for your desktop. ;)  
  * Write convincing arguments to counter this: http://slonik-v-domene.livejournal.com/98273.html (in Russian,  
    ask some Russian to translate it or do it yourself).  
    Check criticism, identify drawbacks, suggest improvements.  
 ### miscellanous documentation  
  * pcap(3) could need cross-links (e.g. pcap_next and pcap_next_ex).  
  * Work over vfs(9) and vnode(9) (some functions missing), and insert them  
    into the internals guide.  
  * Work through the packages in pkgsrc/x11 and xsrc and document  
    correspondences and version numbers there. This is important for working  
    on pkgsrc's Xorg.  
  * Update the pages for possible projects and bounties, and think of some  
    infrastructure on how to make it easily appendable. Currently, there are  
    three pages for that issue: http://wiki.netbsd.org/projects/,  
    http://wiki-static.aydogan.net/Bounties ([[check this|wiki/todo/migrate_content_from_wiki.netbsd.se]]) and  
    I think, merging them all into one with a good table for all would be  
    possible, also coming up with new and gathering existing ideas and  
    contributing them.  

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