FreeBSD 8.1 has been Released

In my last post about FreeBSD I shared an overview of this marvelous operating system that believe on security, speed, high performance and reliability that no one else can give till now. People say that FreeBSD servers can run more than three years continuously without restarting, no windows server can think about this period.

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE. This is the second release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.0 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights are given as under:

  • zfsloader has been added to this release

  • zpool version of ZFS subsystem updated to version 14

  • NFSv4 ACL support in UFS and ZFS; support added to cp(1), find(1), getfacl(1), mv(1), and setfacl(1) utilities

  • UltraSPARC IV/IV+, SPARC64 V support

  • SMP support in PowerPC G5

  • BIND 9.6.2-P2

  • sendmail updated to 8.14.4

  • OpenSSH updated to 5.4p1

  • GNOME 2.30.1, KDE 4.4.5

For further information please refer to the post given as under:

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