FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...

Mark Felder feld at
Thu Aug 23 22:42:12 UTC 2012

On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:37:04 -0500, Walter Hurry <walterhurry at>  

> One thing (welcome, but puzzling) which surprised me was that my
> vboxguest.ko did *not* need to be recompiled. How did the upgrade manage
> that?

FreeBSD has a stable ABI unlike Linux. A kernel module compiled for any  
9.x release should work on any other 9.x release without needing to be  

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