FreeBSD 10.0 Now In Beta With Faster ZFS LZJB
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 14 October 2013 at 01:58 PM EDT. Add A Comment
FreeBSD 10.0 has been in alpha for just one month but announced today is the first beta of the forthcoming FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE.

FreeBSD 10.0 will introduce a ton of new features including AMD Radeon KMS support. One week after FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 5, the release engineering team is ready with FreeBSD 10.0 Beta 1.

Among the changes introduced in FreeBSD 10.0 Beta 1 is a "freebsd-version" tool, improved ZFS lzjb decompression performance, support for the mips24k and mips74k MIPS CPU families, bsdinstall updates, random updates, and other smaller changes.

More details on FreeBSD 10.0 Beta 1 can be learned from the freebsd-stable announcement.

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