Tuesday, December 01, 2009


The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE. This release starts off the new 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 7.X and introduces many new features. Some of the highlights:
-Xen Dom-U, VirtualBox guest and host, hierarchical jails.
-NFSv3 GSSAPI support, experimental NFSv4 client and server.
-802.11s D3.03 wireless mesh networking and Virtual Access Point support.
-ZFS is no longer in experimental status.
-Ground-up rewrite of USB, including USB target support.
-Continued SMP scalability improvements in many areas, especially VFS.
-Revised network link layer subsystem.
-Experimental MIPS architecture support.

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