NetBSD 5.0 Release Candidate 4 available
``Today, we have two things to be happy about. First, the fourth release
candidate of NetBSD 5.0 is available for download. Second, this
announcement, like RC3's, coincides with an important birthday: that of
Below are some highlighted changes since RC3:
As usual, src/doc/CHANGES-5.0 has the full details.
- Added the RLIMIT_AS resource, which limits the total address space
available to processes.
- Improved NFS server stability
- FFS improvements
- A fix for a pf(4) DoS
- re(4) now works with the RealTek 8111C, which is found on many current
motherboards with Intel chipsets
Binaries of 5.0_RC4 are available for download at
Those of you tracking by source can either continue following the netbsd-5
branch or use the netbsd-5-0-RC4 tag.
As always, we want your feedback. This time, we are especially
interested in hearing from people who are using NFS.''