Just weeks after DragonflyBSD hit version 3.0
, the NetBSD community has announced its 6.0 beta. NetBSD 6.0 brings forward several new features to this BSD camp.
Among the NetBSD 6.0 improvements are syslog improvements, a new crash utility for diagnosing kernel crashes, LVM (Logical Volume Manager) support, multi-processor support for Xen PV DomUs, an updated X.Org stack, support for various new ARM SoCs/platforms, support for 64-bit MIPS processors, GCC 4.5.3 has become the default compiler, and many other changes.
Details on the NetBSD 6.0 beta can be found from the mailing list announcement
. There's also other changes about the NetBSD 6.0 operating system changes via this NetBSD.org web-page
It looks like it's time for a new Phoronix comparison of the *BSDs and Linux in terms of performance and other benchmarks.