[PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD 9.1 now available!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Dec 19 09:49:28 PST 2012


On 12/19/2012 12:24, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> I might get a machine up ad running with ZFS to test it.
>
> I have been wanting to setup an FTP mirror with just the PBIs that we
> use (they are only 5 or 6) as well as the system updates, but haven't
> had time to dig into the documentation and figure out a way to do it.
> We have a FreeBSD server (not PCBSD) and we use that one as main
> server/proxy/file share/intranet/backup/monitoring system/etc...  If
> it is possible to add the PBIs and system updates to that one would be
> great.
>
> Fabry

Take a look here:

http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Host_a_Mirror

You just setup a cron script for the "rsync" command, and it'll keep
your mirror nice and up 2 date :)

> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Dec 19, 2012, at 11:08, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> On 12/19/2012 11:05, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>>> Awesome !!
>>>
>>> Looking forward to update my over 40 installations of 9.0 via the system update (none uses ZFS).
>>>
>>> Fabry
>> Fabry,
>>
>> If you have any spare / testing system, it may be worth while to give ZFS a whirl on it. The performance is as good, if not better, than UFS now IMHO, and the other features it offers really make it an attractive option :)
>>
>> BTW, do you run your own local mirror at the shop? With that many systems, it may be worth-while to setup a FTP mirror locally, so you can update them all without destroying your internet uplink ;)
>>
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