Software Update: FreeNAS 0.7.1

The final release of version 0.71 of FreeNAS was released on Sunday. With this package, a networked computer can be used as a NAS, so purely for data storage. The whole is based on FreeBSD version 7.2 and provided with a clear web interface. The system requirements are low. For example, 128MB of space is needed for an installation and 256MB of memory is enough to run it. FreeNAS has support for many network protocols and can also be used as a UPnP, web and iTunes server and to download BitTorrent files. The changelog of this release shows the following changes:

Major changes:

  • Upgrade e2fsprogs to 1.41.9.
  • Upgrade istgt to version 20100407.
  • Upgrade msmtp to 1.4.19.
  • Upgrade transmission to 1.92.
  • Upgrade PHP to 5.2.12 (Thanks to Xin LI).
  • Upgrade fuppes to 0.660.
  • Upgrade rsync to 3.0.7.
  • Upgrade inadyn-mt to 02.18.14.
  • Upgrade netatalk to 2.0.5.
  • Upgrade bash to 4.0.35.
  • Upgrade lighttpd to 1.4.26.
  • Upgrade proftpd to 1.3.2e.
  • Upgrade iSCSI initiator to 2.2.4.
  • Upgrade sipcalc to 1.1.5.
  • Upgrade nano to 2.2.3.

Minor changes:

  • Add iSCSI target removable media control.
  • Modify Samba default buffer size.
  • Modify Tuning values.
  • Add new MIB in System|Advanced|sysctl.conf.
  • Add English, Italian and Polish UTF-8 with English menu in File Manager (quixp lorer) and set European language files to UTF-8.
  • Set all European WebGUI languages ​​to UTF-8.
  • Restrict NFS sharing directory with alldirs.
  • Add serial console support.
  • Add aio(asynchronous I/O) support but default is disabled.
  • Modify /mnt and /tmp permission.
  • Add custom script in email report (FR 2964946).
  • Add Japanese in File Manager (quixplorer).
  • Add incomplete directory in Services|BitTorrent.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix bug in istgt script.
  • Fix Samba ‘Unknown socket option IPTOS_LOWDELAY’ messages. Thanks to Daisuke Aoyama. (BR 2894782|2858262).
  • Fix mt-daapd/firefly error ‘Undefined symbol “avcodec_decode_audio”‘ (BR 2895960).
  • Fix bug in iSCSI initiator script (BR 2916334). Thanks to Daisuke Aoyama.
  • Set home dir for Quixplorer users. Thanks to Daisuke Aoyama.
  • Remove useless character in email (BR 2928068).
  • Every reboot increases the number of ‘proc’ entries in fstab on ‘full’ installations (BR 2929029).
  • Fix message in console menu ‘Reset WebGUI password’ (BR 2929338).
  • Fix initial resolve issue.
  • Fix full install upgrade error.
  • Fix nsswitch error when ldap is enabled (BR 2936505).
  • Fix transmission umask does not work (BR 2945242).
  • Fix WebGUI allows usernames longer than 16 characters (BR 2934168).
  • Fix cannot check WebGUI default port.
  • Fix fail to apply if webserver authentication is enabled and documentroot is missing.
  • Fix scheduled self-test does not work when one digit is contained in config.
  • Fix transmission script does not support spaces (BR 2872949).
  • Fix default configdir is wrong (BR 2896621).
  • Fix no tm option on AFP share (BR 2950743).
  • Fix SMART error on SMART disabled devices.
  • Fix the partition problem when installation on the disk > 1TB.
  • Fix union /var is useless (BR 2964649).
  • Fix warning in quixploler when using Russian.
  • Fix transmission_user = root does not work.
  • Fix spaces in password does not work for su, etc.

Version number 0.7.1
Release status Final
Operating systems BSD
Website FreeNAS
File sizes 35.40MB – 75.40MB
License type GPL