Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Jan 2014 23:59 UTC, submitted by Drumhellar

FreeBSD 10 has been released. You can read the release notes, and, of course, go ahead and install it.

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by Drumhellar on Tue 21st Jan 2014 00:35 UTC
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Hmm... I thought there was more to the post, but, I also remember erasing most of my submission at the absolute last second. Maybe I should have re-submitted?

Anyways, some new things in FreeBSD-10 include:

-Virtualization improvements - Bhyve, the FreeBSD Hypervisor, virtio support for running FreeBSD under Linux KVM, and native drivers for running FreeBSD as a Microsoft Hyper-V Guest.

-Ability to use ZFS as the root filesystem as part of the standard install, plus other ZFS improvements, such as L4Z compression, and TRIM support for ZFS.

-The old package tools are gone, and the newer pkgng tools are included by default.

-GCC has been removed from architectures where clang is the default (i386 and AMD64, maybe others?)

-KMS improvements, including the newcons driver for graphical console support.

FreeBSD-10-RELEASE is available for i386, amd64, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64, and sparc64 architectures.

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