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OpenBSD 5.7

May 02, 2015, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

This is a partial list of new features and systems included in OpenBSD 5.7. For a comprehensive list, see the changelog leading to 5.7.

Improved hardware support, including:

  • New xhci(4) driver for USB 3.0 host controllers.
  • New umcs(4) driver for MosChip Semiconductor 78x0 USB multiport serial adapters.
  • New skgpio(4) driver for Soekris net6501 GPIO and LEDs.
  • New uslhcom(4) driver for Silicon Labs CP2110 USB HID based UART.
  • New nep(4) driver for Sun Neptune 10Gb Ethernet devices.
  • New iwm(4) driver for Intel 7260, 7265, and 3160 wifi cards.
  • The rtsx(4) driver now supports RTS5227 and RTL8411B card readers.
  • The bge(4) driver now supports jumbo frames on various additional BCM57xx chipsets.
  • The ciss(4) driver now supports HP Gen9 Smart Array/Smart HBA devices.
  • The mpi(4) and mfi(4) drivers now have mpsafe interrupt handlers running without the big lock.

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