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FreeBSD 10.0 Now In Beta With Faster ZFS LZJB

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Published on 14 October 2013 01:58 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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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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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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