Thursday, July 5, 2012

OpenIndiana updated (oi_151a5)

A new pre-stable release of OpenIndiana was released a few days ago (oi_151a5), the fifth since the initial illumos-based oi_151a development release in September. Besides bugfixes and minor enhancements the this new release also includes a refresh of the illumos code base which includes a few new noticeable features:

  • ZFS feature flags 
  • ASynchronous destruction of ZFS file systems 
  • ZFS send progress output

There have also been quite a few userland updates, all is documented in the release notes including a list of CVE-fixes:

OI_151a_prestable5 Release Notes

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