The developers of NomadBSD have made available version 1.1. NomadBSD is an live 64bit system dedicated to run on USB drives, and is based on the open-source operating system FreeBSD. You may download the image file from here.

Changes since 1.0.1

  • Base system has been upgraded to FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE
  • Basic support for MacBooks has been added
  • A script for loading the matching DRM driver from graphics/drm-stable-kmod for Radeon GPUs has been added. Together with x11-drivers/xf86-video-amdgpu more recent AMD Radeon chipsets should now work out of the box.
  • For all Intel GPUs the new i915kms from graphics/drm-stable-kmod is now used.
  • x11-drivers/xf86-video-scfb and x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa have been added as fallback drivers.
  • Autodetection of the VirtualBox pseudo GPU has been added.
  • Fallback configuration of SCFB
  • EFI booting has been fixed.
  • Support for modern Intel GPUs has been added.
  • Support for installing packages has been added.
  • Improved setup menu.
  • More software packages:



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