FreeBSD 6.1 Released

Julian Elischer julian at
Tue May 9 04:49:18 UTC 2006

Scott Long wrote:

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>It is my great pleasure and privilege to announce the availability of
>FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.  This release is the next step in the development
>of the 6.X branch, delivering several performance improvements, many
>bugfixes, and a few new features.  These include:
>~ Addition of a keyboard multiplexer.  This allows USB and PS/2 keyboards
>  to coexist without any special options at boot.
>~ Many fixes for filesystem stability.  High load stress tests are now run
>  successfully on a regular basis as part of the normal FreeBSD QA process.
>~ Automatic configuration for man Bluetooth devices, as well as automatic


>  support for running WiFi access points.
>~ Addition of drivers for new ethernet and SAS and SATA RAID controllers.
>~ BIND updated to 9.3.2
>~ sendmail updated to 8.13.6
>NOTE: It was discovered at the last minute that the errata notes that were
>packaged with the release are out of date.  For a complete list of known
>problems, please see the online errata list, available at:

the above points to a filel that says "6.0 errata"

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