FreeBSD 9.3-BETA2

Less than a week after the release of the initial beta, Glen Barber announced the availability of the second beta build of FreeBSD 9.3, the upcoming new version of the project’s legacy branch: “The second BETA build of the 9.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. Changes between 9.3-BETA1 and 9.3-BETA2 include: fixes for the following security advisories – FreeBSD-SA-14:08.tcp, FreeBSD-SA-14:11.sendmail, FreeBSD-SA-14:12.ktrace, FreeBSD-SA-14:13.pam, FreeBSD-SA-14:14.openssl; a system crash caused by destroying an if_tap(4) device while in use has been fixed. Note to consumers of the dvd1.iso image: the version of bsdconfig(8) in the stable/9 branch does not yet support pkg(7)-format packages.” Read the rest of the release announcement for more information and upgrade instructions. Download: FreeBSD-9.3-BETA2-amd64-dvd1.iso (1,712MB, SHA256), FreeBSD-9.3-BETA2-i386-dvd1.iso (1,576MB, SHA256).

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