NetBSD 6.0 Moves Close With Beta Release
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.
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