The FreeBSD Release Engineering team has announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.2 and introduces some new features.
Some of the highlights:
- usb(4) now supports the USB packet filter;
- TCP/IP stack now supports the mod_cc(9) pluggable congestion control framework;
- graid(8) GEOM class added to support various BIOS-based software RAID controllers (replacement for ataraid(4));
- ZFS subsystem updated to SPA version 28;
- GNOME version 2.32.1,
- KDE version 4.7.4.