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New distribution: FreeBSD 8.3

08-07-2012, 12:30 PM

we've now released FreeBSD 8.3 for our Dedicated Servers, if you use version 8.2 you should upgrade to the new version, which has extended support until 2014.

The new version offers not only the latest updates in terms of security, but also new features:
- Filtering packets from USB ports
- Many updates to drivers
- Dynamic loading of TCP congestion control
- Supports control cache write (ada driver)
- Support of data deduplication, triple parity RAIDZ (raidz3)
Holds snapshots, log removal device, diff zfs, zpool split, zpool
import-F read-only and zpool import.

You can find more details about the new version here:

Feel free to send us your comments on the forum.

OVH Team