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#08 - Nix 2.1, NixOS 18.09 beta, new installer bootloader

The free sharing and teaching of open source is incompatible with the notion of the solitary genius.


  • #33686: New installer bootloader

    Updates the bootloader, shedding one of the few remaining old logos, while also adding new features. Mainly, HiDPI options under a new sub-menu, allowing modesetting the console to a readable size!

  • Nix 2.1 released

    Installer defaulting to single user, multi user support for Linux, constant memory streaming of NAR files and more.

  • Recent Cachix downtime

    A dive into what went wrong in recent ~2h downtime and steps taken to prevent it from happening again.

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