OpenBSD 5.0 Released With Many Improvements
OpenBSD 5.0 has been officially released with a number of improvements to this popular BSD operating system.
Release notes for OpenBSD 5.0 are on OpenBSD.org along with download links. Among the changes in OpenBSD 5.0 worth noting (for one reason or another) are:
- Support for MSI interrupts on many devices.
- Big-memory support is now enabled on as many architectures as possible.
- Support for sending Wake-On-LAN packets along with other WOL improvements through the networking stack.
- Various SCSI improvements.
- Malloc is a lot faster and has few less security issues.
- OpenSSH 5.9 integration.
- Over 7200 ports.
- Package highlights: GNOME 2.32.2, KDE 3.5.10, Xfce 4.8.0, LibreOffice 3.4, Chromium 12.
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