Debian GNU/Hurd 2017 Released, Supports More Than 3GiB Of Memory

Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 18 June 2017 at 08:34 AM EDT. 13 Comments
Not only is Debian 9.0 released as the main GNU/Linux OS, but also Debian GNU/Hurd is now out with a major release as their pairing of the GNU user-land with Hurd in place of the Linux kernel.

Debian GNU/Hurd 2017 is a combination of Debian Sid with the GNU Hurd 0.9 and GNU Mach 1.8 components. This update brings the newest Hurd/Mach capabilities, improves its fakeroot tool, supports running subhurds as unprivileged users, and the supported memory size was extended beyond 3 GiB.

More details on Debian GNU/Hurd 2017 via its mailing list announcement.

Sadly, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD remains rather dead so don't look for an updated release of this GNU + FreeBSD kernel OS updated this weekend.
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