DragonFlyBSD 4.8 Up To Release Candidate Phase
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 12 March 2017 at 08:45 AM EDT. 6 Comments
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DragonFlyBSD 4.8 will be coming soon.

As of this weekend in their Git code-base, their trunk code has been bumped to DragonFlyBSD 4.9 while there is now preparations for 4.8.

A few hours ago, DragonFlyBSD 4.8 RC was tagged. This is a significant update with the changes to DragonFly since the 4.6 release last August. DragonFly in this time has seen improved UEFI installation support, NUMA-awareness and memory changes, updated DRM graphics driver code, expanded LibreSSL support, dropped PulseAudio, and many other changes.

Stay tuned for a proper feature overview along with Linux/BSD benchmarks as the official DragonFlyBSD 4.8 release nears.
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