[PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD 9-STABLE-20120418 snapshot available

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Thu Apr 19 09:01:11 PDT 2012


The way I currently change the hostname is by changing it in the rc.conf 
and restarting the computer.  I currently never even touch the hosts 
file .  I believe that "hosts" is mainly used, I believe, to have a 
faster lookup name=>ip

Fabry


On 04/19/2012 11:47, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 04/19/2012 11:31, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>> Can we see if we can fix the problem that when the hostname is 
>> changed via the network manager, the computer stops to works correctly ?
>>
>> Maybe change the rc.conf file without executing the "hostname 
>> <new_host>" command and pop a message that the changes will be 
>> applied to the next computer restart ?
>>
>> Thank you
>>
>> Fabry
>>
>
> That seems like an easy enough fix. The question is that if we change 
> the stuff in /etc/hosts, will that cause issues before rebooting as well?
>
>
>
>> On 04/19/2012 11:20, Kris Moore wrote:
>>>
>>> The PC-BSD team is pleased to make available the first public 
>>> 9-STABLE snapshot for 64bit systems!
>>>
>>> This snapshot provides both users and developers a means to test out 
>>> new features in the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 release. This snapshot may 
>>> contain buggy code and features, so users are encouraged to run it 
>>> only on non-critical systems.
>>>
>>> Highlights
>>> --------------------------------------------
>>> * FreeBSD 9-STABLE from 4-11-2012
>>> * New system installer! Greatly simplified for desktop and server 
>>> installs.
>>> * New "PC-BSD Server" installation option. Includes command-line 
>>> utilities like pbi-manager, warden, metapkgmanager and more.
>>> * Support for ZFS mirror / raidz(1,2,3) during installation.
>>> * Support for SWAP on ZFS, allowing entire disk ZFS installation.
>>> * Support for setting additional ZFS data-set options, such as 
>>> compression, noexec, etc.
>>> * Warden jail management integrated into system. Allows creating 
>>> jails via GUI, adding packages and other administration.
>>> * First boot setup wizard allows OEM installs to be easily performed.
>>> * New Bluetooth paring tray / GUI utilities.
>>> * New AppCafe improvements and preferences
>>> * Improvements to wifi utility
>>> * Fixed bug causing untranslated strings to show up empty.
>>> * Numerous bug-fixes to PC-BSD related utilities
>>> * And much more!
>>>
>>> Errata
>>> ---------------------------------------------
>>> * There is a bug installing to boot-camp partitions which will be 
>>> fixed in next snapshot
>>> * The warden rc.d script is not enabled by default. Add 
>>> 'warden_enable="YES"' to /etc/rc.conf to enable.
>>> * The i386 image was not built for this snapshot, however it will 
>>> available in the upcoming weeks.
>>> * The installer will not correctly start on systems with < 512MB of 
>>> ram, which will be fixed in upcoming snapshots.
>>> * This snapshot does NOT contain the upcoming Intel GEM/KMS video 
>>> driver support. This will be available in a future snapshot.
>>>
>>> Download
>>> ---------------------------------------------
>>> The DVD / USB images are available via the PC-BSD mirrors. You may 
>>> select the mirror and files from the URL below:
>>>
>>> <http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/pcbsd/9-STABLE-20120418/><http://www.pcbsd.org/getmirrors.php?url=9-STABLE-20120418>http://www.pcbsd.org/getmirrors.php?url=9-STABLE-20120418/amd64
>>>
>>>
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