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FreeBSD 10.0 Now Available In Beta 2 Form

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Published on 28 October 2013 11:37 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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The second beta release for the FreeBSD 10.0 operating system release was delayed but made available Monday afternoon.

FreeBSD 10.0 delivers a great number of new features with some of our favorite additions being new capabilities like the Radeon KMS driver and Bhyve virtualization hypervisor.

The FreeBSD 10.0 Beta 2 release is coming two weeks after the Beta 1 debut and improves USB 3.0 XHCI stability, fixes AHCI ATAPI emulation, updates the mtree code from NetBSD, support for "first boot" rc.d scripts, disables the Xen user-land event channel driver, updates some firmwares, and has various bug-fixes.

More details on FreeBSD 10.0 Beta 2 can be found out from the FreeBSD mailing list.

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