'Please read the https://www.freebsd.org/releases/12.0R/relnotes.html to see actual changes and new features in FreeBSD 12.0. Do not assume that the following is a complete list.'
These are not Release Notes! This is an informal list of changes which are considered important or interesting to the users of FreeBSD. As such, they may contain incomplete or wrong information. If you are a developer, please keep this page updated!
The intent is for this page to collect major, user-visible changes to FreeBSD while in the development cycle for FreeBSD 12, no matter if the changes are eventually MFC-ed to earlier versions.
What's new for FreeBSD 12
iwmfw(4) includes support for 8260 series units. (r303322)
ipfw_nptv6 module which introduces Network Prefix Translation for IPv6. (r303012)
Support for zero-copy aio_write() on TOE sockets. (r303405)
OHCI enabled on arm64 by default. (r303299)
New powerpcspe machine architecture for Freescale e500v2-based SoCs. (r307761)
Named dynamic states support added to ipfw(4). (r303018)
- top(1) has gotten an overhaul.