OmniOS Community Edition r151038v, r151036av, r151030dv OmniOS Community Edition

OmniOS r151038v, r151036av and r151030dv are now available.

In all of the above releases:

In r151036 and r151038

  • If the system dump device was configured on a ZVOL on a RAIDZ pool, then a system panic could cause unrelated corruption on the pool.

In r151038 only

  • bhyve now supports virtio-9p (aka VirtFS) filesystem sharing to guests. This is configured through the new virtfs[N] zone attribute as described in bhyve(5).

  • bhyve guests could fail to boot on some older AMD machines; this was a regression from previous OmniOS releases.

  • Several improvements have been made to the viona network driver used by bhyve.

  • Performance of the system console has been significantly improved.

  • The update-man-index service which re-indexes manual pages at boot and after package operations has been optimised so that it only rebuilds the required indices.

  • The gcc10 package has been updated to match the published illumos gcc-10.3.0-il-1 tag.


For further details, please see https://omnios.org/releasenotes


Any problems or questions, please get in touch.

OmniOS Community Edition r151038s, r151036as, r151030ds OmniOS Community Edition

OmniOS r151038s, r151036as and r151030ds are now available.

In all releases

  • The __illumos__ pre-processor token is now defined by the gcc compilers.

  • p7zip would truncate passphrases read from the terminal.

In r151036

  • Python has been updated to 3.7.12.

In r151038

  • Python has been updated to 3.9.7 in r151038.

  • It is now possible to provide cloud-init configuration information to bhyve guests. This includes networking configuration and initial passwords/ SSH keys. See cloud-init in bhyve(5) for more information.

  • Windows 11 clients could not connect to SMB shares.

  • libstdc++.so was not using a thread-safe errno.

  • LX was not properly configuring DNS settings for Ubuntu guests.

  • The emulated /proc filesystem in LX was improperly representing open directories, causing problems for some applications.

  • smbd could crash when a domain controller normally reached via IPv6 became unavailable.

  • A system with a large number of disks visible through the BIOS (> 64) would fail to boot.

  • Cloning an ipkg zone could fail if the ssh service was not installed.

  • Enabling promiscphys on a bhyve NIC now automatically configures the promisc-filtered datalink property.

  • KVM and bhyve brand configuration now consistently supports the same truth values as bhyve (on/off/true/false/yes/no/0/1) for boolean parameters.


For further details, please see https://omnios.org/releasenotes


Any problems or questions, please get in touch.

OmniOS Community Edition r151038q, r151036aq, r151030dq OmniOS Community Edition

OmniOS weekly releases for w/c 23rd of August 2021 are now available.

Security Fixes


For further details, please see https://omnios.org/releasenotes


Any problems or questions, please get in touch.