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OpenBSD 5.9

   
OpenBSD/NetBSDOpenBSD 5.9 was released on March 29th , 2016.

Some changes
  • pledge(2) support integrated
  • amd64 can now boot from 32 bit and 64 bit EFI
  • New efifb(4) driver for EFI frame buffer
  • Support for ST-506 disks has been removed
  • Initial IEEE 802.11n wireless support
  • New xen(4) driver implementing Xen domU initialization and PVHVM device attachment
  • New xspd(4) driver for the XenSource Platform Device providing guests with additional capabilities
  • New xnf(4) driver for Xen paravirtualized networking interface
  • inteldrm(4) has been updated to Linux 3.14.52 adding initial support for Bay Trail and Broadwell graphics
As usual - lots of good stuff.

(First seen on LWN.net)

 

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