Over the weekend FreeNAS 0.686b2 was released. Download link

Majors changes:

  • Set correct sysid when formating disks with FAT32(0x0b) and EXT2(0x83).
  • Enable user to set volume label when formating disk using EXT2.
  • Refactor complete disk/RAID initialization/management/encryption PHP code && WebGUI.
  • Refactor API for better maintenance and feature enhancement.
  • Upgrade PHPMailer to 2.0.0 rc1.
  • Upgrade PHP to 5.2.5.
  • Upgrade netbsd-iscsi (iscsi-target) to 20071025.
  • Add GNU General Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), Apple Public Source License and PHP License text (located in usr/local/www).

Minors changes:

  • ‘dd’ destination disks and partitions during install process.
  • Modify filechooser. Now ‘OK’ and ‘Cancel’ buttons are on the top of the dialog for easier navigation in huge file lists.

Bug fixs:

  • Fix xml parser bug when switching language, e.g. English ISO-8859-1) to Bulgarian (UTF-8).
  • Fix bug in function get_mount_usage(). Now mount points containing whitespace characters are displayed on index.php.
  • Fix mount bug. Mount disks using UFS without GPT successfully.
  • Fix bug in config convertion function. Convertion does not stop at version 2.1 anymore. This fixes many bugs, e.g.
    unreachable CIFS/Samba shares, …
  • Fix bug in disk management. After modifying a disk (e.g. change UDMA mode) configuration was corrupted.
  • Enable usage of USB stick to store configuration in non LiveCD scenario.