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FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE Announcement

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The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE. This is the fifth and final release of the stable/11 branch.

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FreeBSD 11.4 Released With Various Hardware Support Improvements

  • FreeBSD 11.4 Released With Various Hardware Support Improvements, Tooling Enhancements

    For those not on the current FreeBSD 12 stable series but currently relying on FreeBSD 11, the FreeBSD 11.4 stable release is now available.

    FreeBSD 11.4 ships with various updates for this N-1 stable series. There are many bug and security fixes, camcontrol utility improvements, the ZFS utility now supports renaming bookmarks, the certctl utility is now available, support for newer JMicron AHCI controllers, D-Link DWM-222 LTE dongle support, and lower latency for ZFS synchronous 128KB writes while also allowing the ZFS ZIL max block size to be configurable.

FreeBSD 11.4 Released: A UNIX-like Free And Stable

  • FreeBSD 11.4 Released: A UNIX-like Free And Stable Operating System

    Glen Barber, release engineering lead at FreeBSD, has announced the fifth and final version 11.4 of the FreeBSD 11-STABLE branch. The new FreeBSD 11.4 comes with several changes and updates to userland applications, hardware support, devices, and device drivers. FreeBSD has supported the ZFS filesystem for longer than any operating system. To further enhance its functionality in FreeBSD, v11.4 now includes support for renaming ZFS bookmarks. Additionally, it has improved the latency of synchronous 128KB writes to increase 15 to 20% performance.

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