FreeBSD 9.0

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Oct 31, 2003
There is a new release of one of the best OS you can use for hosting: FreeBSD.
Now all we need to do is to wait for a new version of Directadmin that supports it :).

Here are the release highlights
A new installer, bsdinstall(8) has been added and is the installer used by the ISO images provided as part of this release

The Fast Filesystem now supports softupdates journaling

ZFS updated to version 28

Updated ATA/SATA drivers support AHCI, moved into updated CAM framework

Highly Available Storage (HAST) framework

Kernel support for Capsicum Capability Mode, an experimental set of features for sandboxing support

User-level DTrace

The TCP/IP stack now supports pluggable congestion control framework and five congestion control algorithm implementations available

NFS subsystem updated, new implementation supports NFSv4 in addition to NFSv3 and NFSv2

High Performance SSH (HPN-SSH)

Flattened device tree (FDT), simplifying FreeBSD configuration for embedded platforms

The powerpc architecture now supports Sony Playstation 3

The LLVM compiler infrastructure and clang have been imported

Gnome version 2.32.1, KDE version 4.7.3
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