OpenBSD 6.0 Is Out With Better ARM Support, More SMP Fun, Dropped Linux Emulation

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 1 September 2016 at 08:05 AM EDT. 31 Comments
Kicking off September the OpenBSD developers announced the release of OpenBSD 6.0.

Highlights for OpenBSD 6.0 include Linux-only binary emulation being removed due to being unmaintained and seldom used, updates to all the Open*/Libre packages like LibreSSL and OpenSSH, continued work on SMP improvements, ARMv7 platform improvements, and W^X support being enabled by default for the base system.

Some of the ARMv7 work includes EFI bootloader support, a single kernel/ramdisk to support all SoCs, and more. OpenBSD 6.0 has also dropped the VAX architecture support.

Find out more about the many OpenBSD 6.0 improvements via
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