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NetBSD 6.1 Brings In More Features

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Published on 19 May 2013 02:55 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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The NetBSD project has announced the simultaneous releases of NetBSD 6.0.2 and NetBSD 6.1, with the latter introducing new features to the open-source operating system.

NetBSD 6.1 takes care of several security fixes, resolves various kernel crashes, improves the network stack, has a couple SMBFS fixes, and the NetBSD drivers now have support for a number of new devices/controllers.

More details on the changes to find with NetBSD 6.1 can be gleaned from the release announcement.

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