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Distribution Update: FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE

14-06-2013, 15:41
Dear Customer,

14 months after the release of FreeBSD 8.3, FreeBSD has announced that FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE is now available.

Naturally, it is already available at OVH! :-)

The update includes:
- ZFS improvements (feature flag 5000, Asynchronous destruction of ZFS
datasets; LZ4 compression and ZIO NOP-Write optimisation)
- improved support for the LSI RAID cards
- better performances on processors with HyperThreading
- Update of various components & applications, such as OpenSSL, OpenSSH,named, NFS, AWK, tcsh, bzip2…

To get all the details of the new functionalities and improvements, please go to:

32 bit and 64 bit installations, along with the respective rescue modes have been updated.

Versions 7.4 and 9.1 of FreeBSD will of course also remain available.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via this forum
if you have any feedback.

Kind regards,