FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE Available

    Now release 8.1 is officially announced and published release notes.

    Of the most interesting, not counting bug fixes and new drivers:
    • major upgrade ipfw (now ipfw3)
    • ZFS zpool update and new kernel bootloader with ZFS
    • pfil may contain separate filters for VIMAGE jails
    • added framework (Highly Avalable STorage) for fail-safe disk system over TCP with master-slave scheme
    • a new GEOM_SCHED module has been added to GEOM - the ability to select an I / O manager for individual drives

    Summary of changes:
    Detailed changes:

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