Ken Smith has announced the release of FreeBSD 7.2: “The FreeBSD Release Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE. This is the third release from the 7-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 7.1 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: support for fully transparent use of superpages for application memory; support for multiple IPv4 and IPv6 addresses for jails; csup(1) now supports CVSMode to fetch a complete CVS repository; GNOME updated to 2.26, KDE updated to 4.2.2; sparc64 now supports UltraSparc-III processors. FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE is now available for the amd64, i386, ia64, pc98, powerpc, and sparc64 architectures.”
Linux 2.6.29 kernel released on 23 March, 2009. Summary: Linux 2.6.29 adds kernel based graphic mode setting, WiMAX support, Access Point support in the wifi stack, the inclusion of the btrfs and squashfs filesystems, ecryptfs filename encryption, ext4 no journaling mode, ocfs2 metadata checksums, a more scalable RCU implementation, filesystem freeze support, swap management in […]
If you are planing PHP upgrade on your server have in mind that the 5.3.0 version has a bug which was fixed in 5.3.1. If your websites requires register_globals set to On you will have troubles. If there is no php 5.3.1 package available in your distribution repositority try to find it elsewhere or wait a while until it’s compiled for your distro.