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FreeBSD 8.2 Announced

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team have announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE. This is the third release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.1 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights:

Xen HVM support in FreeBSD/amd64 and Xen PV support in FreeBSD/i386 improved

ZFS on-disk format updated to version 15

aesni(4) driver for Intel AESNI crypto instruction set

BIND and OpenSSL updates

Gnome updated to 2.32.1

KDE updated to 4.5.5

Many misc. improvements and bugfixes

For a complete list of new features and known problems, please see the online release notes and errata list available at:

For more information about FreeBSD release engineering activities please see:

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