FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Thu Aug 23 22:54:30 UTC 2012

On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 17:41:49 -0500, Mark Felder wrote:

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

Ah right, thanks. I am indeed a refugee fom Linux <ducks for cover>.

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