FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE Announcement

The FreeBSD Release Engineering team has announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.2 and introduces some new features.

Some of the highlights:

  • usb(4) now supports the USB packet filter;
  • TCP/IP stack now supports the mod_cc(9) pluggable congestion control framework;
  • graid(8) GEOM class added to support various BIOS-based software RAID controllers (replacement for ataraid(4));
  • ZFS subsystem updated to SPA version 28;
  • GNOME version 2.32.1,
  • KDE version 4.7.4.

For more information check out the  8.3 release announcement and the detailed detailed release notes.

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