Release Notes: Additional support for the latest Linux kernel versions. Improved performance for a number of metadata-intensive workloads, and improved support for multithreaded use of the system interfaces. A security layer has been implemented. This includes validation with credentials, conditional compilation for RSA, DSA, and no encryption, and private key loading and capability signatures. A deadlock bug has been fixed. file_aio_write_iovec has been implemented. There is code cleanup and minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: Additional support for a number of high-performance networks, namely Myricom MX and Cray Portals. Improvements to the Infiniband networking layer, a new two-dimensional distribution for TCP networks, immutable file support, and better support for user-specified layout of data over storage objects. Linux kernel support has been extended to include 2.6.22 and 2.6.23.