FreeBSD Makes Strides On Bhyve, UEFI+ZFS, Open-Source OpenCL
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 25 October 2015 at 08:56 PM EDT. 20 Comments
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The FreeBSD 2015'Q3 quarterly report has been issued to recap the latest activity happening for this popular BSD project.

There is a lot that happened to FreeBSD over the past three months, among which were:

- The FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE.

- FreeBSD has updated against LLVM 3.7.

- The Mesa port has added OpenCL support with Clover and Beignet.

- UEFI support from loading and booting from a ZFS file-system has made more progress.

- FreeBSD continues making progress on many ARM fronts, including 64-bit ARM.

- GNOME 3.16 and MATE 1.10 have landed in ports.

You can find out about the many other improvements and new packages added to FreeBSD over the past quarter via the lengthy report at FreeBSD.org.
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