OpenBSD 6.7 Released With FFS2 Improvements, Better Raspberry Pi + PineBook Pro Support
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 19 May 2020 at 11:55 AM EDT. 17 Comments
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OpenBSD 6.7 was released this morning as the newest version of this security-minded BSD operating system.

Among the many changes with OpenBSD 6.7 are:

- FFS2 file-system improvements including using 64-bit timestamps and block numbers by default for new installs.

- Support for the Raspberry Pi 4 on ARM64 while improving the Raspberry Pi 3 support too. Raspberry Pi 2/3 support has also improved for OpenBSD ARMv7.

- Better support for Rockchip systems like the Pinebook Pro.

- Various SMP improvements including better AMD SMT/Core/Package detection.

- A wide variety of different hardware driver improvements, including Intel AX200 WiFi device support.

- A FIDO driver introduced for FIDO/U2F security keys support.

- Fixed handling of USB 2.0 devices when in use on different USB 3.0 controllers.

- The PowerPC OpenBSD build switched over to Clang as its default code compiler.

- Various dhclient fixes.

- Various security improvements.

The big list of OpenBSD 6.7 changes can be found via the release announcement on OpenBSD.org.
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