OpenBSD 4.9 Available Now

May 02, 2011

The OpenBSD project announces the immediate availability of version 4.9 of its multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system.

Features in this release include new and extended support for platforms such as amd64, i386, and sparc64.

New drivers include vte for RDC R6040 10/100 Ethernet devices, dcphy for RDC Semiconductor R6040 10/100 Ethernet PHY, rsu for Realtek RTL8188SU/RTL8191SU/RTL8192SU USB IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless devices, urtwn for Realtek RTL8188CU/RTL8192CU USB IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless devices, and utwitch for YUREX USB twitch/jiggle of knee sensor.

OpenBSD 4.9 also includes improvements to the network stack as well as OpenBGPD, OpenOSPFD and other routing daemon.

A full list of features, installation instructions, how to upgrade, use tree ports as well as order an OpenBSD cd set can be found on the OpenBSD website.

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