FreeBSD 9.0 Goes Into Beta
Phoronix: FreeBSD 9.0 Goes Into Beta
It seems that finally hitting the FTP mirrors are the ISO images for the first FreeBSD 9.0 beta. This is the first dramatic update to the FreeBSD operating system in nearly two years since the FreeBSD 8.0 release. FreeBSD 9.0 is officially expected to be released in September...
Planned vs Actual features
Your article appears a bit misleading as some of the "planned" (or, perhaps, more accurately suggested) features are unlikely to appear in FreeBSD-9. For example ZFS as the default filesystem, Xen dom0 support, S4 hibernation and linux 64-bit support. For a partial list of implemented features (or their progress) see http://ivoras.sharanet.org/freebsd/freebsd9.html