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Genode OS 14.05 Has USB 3.0 on x86, Block-Level Encryption

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Published on 30 May 2014 09:54 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The promising Genode operating system framework is out with a new quarterly update to the open-source platform and it offers significant enhancements.

Among the highlights to Genode OS Framework 14.05 are improvements to the scalability of the software with a new/unified ports management, block-level encryption using NetBSD's CGD, continued ARM architecture enhancement, per-process virtual file-systems, and USB 3.0 support for x86-based platforms. Genode OS 14.05 also has work on multi-processor support, the NOVA micro-hypervisor, and many other changes.

Those wishing to learn more about this latest Genode update can read the 14.05 release notes.

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