[PC-BSD Testing] Suggestion: For the Upgrade/Restore mode

Ahmad Arafat Abdullah trunasuci at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 14:43:36 PDT 2007


>
> Kris,
>
> good point too.. but for system-related email to root/admins like errors,
> logs or daily cronjob etc2, if we turn off sendmail/MTA, in think it will
> affect it..
>
> just my idea..
>
>
>





On 8/24/07, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
>
> Terry Poulin wrote:
> > Notice: If this message was sent more then once, it is do to mail server
> > issues; my mailbox registers one copy of it mailed.
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure if this has been discussed or not (I'm an idiot and have
> not
> > looked in the archives lately).
> >
> > But I've just used the 1.4 Beta disks to do a repair operation on my
> laptop
> > (an hour'ish long process). For a very long time the progress bar
> indicated
> > 0%, for the first few seconds I wondered if it may have been disabled
> for the
> > beta.
> >
> > Then I opened an xterm and used a mixture of ps, du, and vi to follow
> the
> > programs actions... Since the only signs of action was the pictures
> changing
> > in the installer. Eventually it got to unpacking files and using the
> progress
> > bar. My home directory is ~2gb so it did take quite awhile before it got
> past
> > 0% ;-)
> >
> >
> > TerryP.
> >
> > PS: It might also be wise to consider that the /userdata.tgz file could
> > theoretically be larger then the free space remaining on disk, if this
> has not
> > be previously checked by the installation programs.
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Email and shopping with the feelgood factor!
> > 55% of income to good causes. http://www.ippimail.com
> >
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> >
>
> This has been addressed in the 1.4 DEV ISO's, now you wont have to wait
> for a huge userdata.tgz file to create, or run out of room :) It simply
> moves the data to a safe location, and then back when finished.
>
>
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>
> Kris Moore
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