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OpenBSD 7.0 Released

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 14, 2021 @ 5:35 pm, by raindog308

OpenBSD 7.0The OpenBSD project announced the release of OpenBSD 7.0 today. This is the 51st release of the operating system.

Major new features in this release include:

  • Support for a new riscv64 platform, which is used by some boards such as the SiFive HighFive and PolarFire Icicle.
  • Continued support for Apple Silicon, though not to a production-ready level yet.
  • Improved handling for kernel config and kernel tracing on some platforms.
  • Increased vmd (OpenBSD’s virtualization hypervisor) features, including support for up to 512 allocated vcpus.
  • Support for new hardware periphrials.
  • Many bug fixes.

See the release notes for full details.  And don’t forgot to download the release song for this version!

I'm Andrew, techno polymath and long-time LowEndTalk community Moderator. My technical interests include all things Unix, perl, python, shell scripting, and relational database systems. I enjoy writing technical articles here on LowEndBox to help people get more out of their VPSes.

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