FreeBSD 9.3-RC2

Glen Barber has announced the availability of the second release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3: “The second RC 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-RC1 and 9.3-RC2 include: a bug in the fast rx buffer recycle path has been fixed in the cxgbe(4) driver; a bug that would incorrectly allow two listening SCTP sockets on the same port bound to the wildcard address has been fixed; multiple vulnerabilities have been fixed in file(1) and ibmagic(3); a workaround has been implemented to fix serial ports on certain motherboards, in particular the Intel D2500CCE board; a bug in bsdgrep(1) that would prevent certain pattern matching has been fixed….” Read the rest of the release announcement for more details. Download: FreeBSD-9.3-RC2-amd64-dvd1.iso (1,663MB, SHA256), FreeBSD-9.3-RC2-i386-dvd1.iso (1,526MB, SHA256).

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