NomadBSD 130R-20210508 released; Beginning of a new versioning scheme
On 11th May 2021, the NomadBSD team has announced the release of Nomad BSD 130R-20210508. Nomad BSD is a FreeBSD based live distribution, with automatic hardware detection and installation scripts.
Beginning from NomadBSD 130R-20210508, the project is introducing a new versioning scheme. It will be coming with the format FFfX-YYYYMMDD, where FF is the major two-digit FreeBSD version, f is the minor version, and X stands for ALPHA (A), BETA (B), RC, or RELEASE (R). Followed by a date. This will allow the project to tag with specific version of FreeBSD release.
The main highlights in NomadBSD 130R-20210508 release are as follows:
- The base system has been upgraded to FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE.
- The partition alignment has been changed to 1M to improve the write speed on flash drives.
- A bug where GLX is disabled has been fixed.
- Drivers for VMware have been added.
For more reading, see the official NomadBSd 130R-20210508 release announcement published on projects website.