[PC-BSD Dev] PCBSD Disk Manager updated on github

Yuri Momotiuk yurkis at gmail.com
Sun Sep 8 12:11:53 PDT 2013


Hi, guys!

Just one thing. Kris, if you plan to add this util to the upcoming 9.2
release please add it ASAP to the pootle translation system. Release should
be soon and translators should translate it till release build.

Claudio, thanks again for wonderfull tool!


2013/9/5 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>

> On 09/01/2013 17:41, Claudio L. wrote:
> > On 09/01/2013 11:25, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> I haven't tested this yet, but a thought is can there be a button under
> >> the advanced options.. in the PC-BSD installer that launches this tool?
> >>
> >> not only would it be handy, but it is a very good place to enable
> >> people to test this.
> >> Sam Fourman Jr.
> > I'm merely contributing this to the community, so I can't decide that.
> > If the PCBSD maintainers judge this program useful I'm sure they will.
> > Using it on the live DVD could potentially be very useful.
> >
> > Claudio
> >
>
> I think this is a good idea. Once it hits our git tree, I'll see about
> incorporating it over :)
>
> As for the disk manager, I just checked it out, looks really cool!
>
> Few notes:
>
> When it first launches, there is about a 4-5 second delay before items
> show up. Maybe use a QSplashScreen during startup, that way it doesn't
> show until the GUI is ready?
>
> On the "ZFS Filesystems" tab, I have a bunch of snapshots and such
> listed. But I can't see the names, nor drag the Filesystems|Status
> columns over to change the size. (See attached)
>
> On the CD drive it gives options to create MBR / GPT partition tables,
> not sure if you need that.
>
> Aside from that it seems pretty cool. Just minor things like missing
> ToolTips and such, but those can be added easily. Once you think its is
> a workable enough state go ahead and commit it, or send over a pull
> request for us to do it. You can even flag it as "beta" in the title if
> you think it needs additional testing and I'm sure the community will
> give you tons of feedback.
>
> BTW, the new Life-Preserver does ZFS replication tasks, so you probably
> don't need to worry about the replication functionality :)
>
> --
> Kris Moore
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Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
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