SmartOS release-20230824 ("You can't stop this")

Hello All,

The latest bi-weekly “release” branch build of SmartOS is up:

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A generated changelog is here:

The full build bits directory, for those interested, is here in Manta:


A html index of that directory will redirect from the following link:


  • Update screen(1) to 4.9.1

  • Update OpenSSH to 9.4p1

  • Slight tweak to GZ’s sshd_config file to reduce log spam. (OS-8469)

  • Improvements to LX zones AT_SECURE auxv support, fixes some LX app crashes.

  • NFSv4.1 support (illumos#15405)

  • bhyve performance improvement with GPT population (illumos#15844)

  • SMB2 performance improvement with zero-copy (illumos#15615)

  • viona now copies transmit buffers by default, leading to large reductions
    of intra-CN bhyve traffic hangs.

  • AMD microcode update

  • DTrace performance improvements (illumos#15070)

General Info

Every second Thursday we roll a “release-YYYYMMDD” release branch and
builds for SmartOS (and every eight weeks, Triton DataCenter and Manta as well).

SmartOS Team