DragonFly BSD


Obtaining DragonFly 2.0.x for your system

2.0 ISO Images for CDs

DragonFly CDs are 'live', which means that the CD will boot your system and let you log in as root (no password). You can use this feature to check for hardware compatibility and play with DragonFly a little before actually installing it on your hard drive.

The CD includes an installer that can be run at the console, or (experimentally) via a web browser. Make sure you read the README file for more information. To activate the installer, boot the CD and login as 'installer'.

The installer has a Netboot server option. You can boot the CD on one machine, enable the feature via the installer, and then PXEBoot other systems and do a network based install. System operators should be aware that running the netboot server hardwires a 10.1.0.X network and runs a DHCP server which might interfere with other DHCP servers on your LAN.

See the 'Download Site' list below for a list of download locations.

The MD5s for the 2.0 release series are:
MD5 (dfly-2.0.0_REL.iso) = f85a9a50424e7d6407383364f8c4c605
MD5 (dfly-2.0.0_REL.iso.gz) = e1e320a0dbc9c9b94c49012d5b096b5e
MD5 (dfly-2.0.1_REL.iso) = 34b59cac09f00db56cbb486aa6ca8308
MD5 (dfly-2.0.1_REL.iso.gz) = 363ffa0162f92400fd2a64bec5e7406b

2.0.x Release Errata

DragonFly releases are meant to be stable, dependable entities. We backport compatible bug fixes from current development into release branches but we do not generally backport new features. The release CD is always a '.0', e.g. 2.0. The most common way to track a release is to use cvsup to track the release sources and then build and install a new world and kernel to keep your system updated.

We do not always get every last little fix into a release. Please be sure to read the errata page for the release CD!

Version Date Comments
2.0.0 20-July-2008 RELEASE CD Errata
2.0.1 27-September-2008 RELEASE CD Errata

2.0.x Release Sites

Organization Mirrored Data Access methods
Chlamydia.fs.ei.tum.de(Germany) 2.0.1_REL image HTTP FTP
TheShell.com 2.0.1_REL image HTTP FTP
dragonflybsd.kiev.ua (Ukraine) 2.0.1_REL image FTP
University of Marburg (Germany) 2.0.1_REL image FTP
Dragonflybsd.org (USA) 2.0.1_REL image FTP (try to find another site first)

Release Notes for DragonFly 2.0.x

2.0 is our eighth major DragonFly release. DragonFly's policy is to only commit bug fixes to release branches.

DragonFly 2.0 Release Notes

HAMMER filesystem released!

Kernel changes

Hardware changes

Hardware changes (Networking)

Hardware changes (USB)

Userland changes


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