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DragonFlyBSD 3.6 Brings AMD/Intel Graphics Drivers & Better SMP Scaling

Anonymous Coward writes | about 5 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "DragonFlyBSD 3.6 was released today with the big new features being dports, Intel and AMD Radeon KMS kernel graphics drivers, major SMP improvements, and improved language support. Dports is the new package management system based upon the FreeBSD Ports collection and replaces pkgsrc as the default; over 20k packages are available via dports. Major SMP scaling improvements come via reducing lock contention within the kernel and other multi-core enhancements. The Intel and Radeon graphics drivers on DragonFlyBSD were ported from the FreeBSD kernel, which in turn were ported from the upstream Linux kernel."
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