freebsdlogoThe developers of FreeBSD have made available the 1st BETA. Notable changes are updates to the KMS drivers, improvements to the Linux binary compatibility layer and Bhyve virtualization, and more.

Installer images and memory stick images are available here:

    ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/ISO-IMAGES/11.0/

The image checksums follow at the end of this e-mail.

If you notice problems you can report them through the Bugzilla PR system or on the -stable mailing list.

If you would like to use SVN to do a source based update of an existing system, use the "stable/11" branch.

A list of changes since 10.0-RELEASE are available on the 11-CURRENT release notes:

    https://www.freebsd.org/relnotes/CURRENT/relnotes/article.html

Please note, the release notes page is not yet complete, and will be updated on an ongoing basis as the 11.0-RELEASE cycle progresses.

Official announcement: https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2016-July/084918.html

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