Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Mar 2017 23:30 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives

DragonFly version 4.8 brings EFI boot support in the installer, further speed improvements in the kernel, a new NVMe driver, a new eMMC driver, and Intel video driver updates.

A ton of changes in this release.

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The new filesystem is being considered by OpenBSD as an alternative to ZFS that is simpler to port and maintain. HAMMER2 is supposed to be more portable, offering a BSD-licensed alternative to ZFS (license confusion, not trivial to port, poor documentation for end users) and btrfs (dissapointing stability and adoption, less pronounced featureset, possibly not as portable?).

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