[PC-BSD Testing] New Alpha ISO 05242008

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Sun May 25 20:44:05 PDT 2008


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My problem isn't running them on 1.5.1, rather running on the Alpha  
versions. I haven' tried building from ports yet but should get to  
that in the next couple of days. The UFS + journaling seems to be  
running just fine for me.


On May 25, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Terry Poulin wrote:

> Dang it, I still haven't burned the last one I downloaded yet :\
>
> I'll probably try UFS+Journaling on the test machine when I can get it
> operational.
>
> @Bill Leeper
>
> Some times I wonder... At least two people have hit the forums this
> week that have had issues with PBI's built on 1.4.1 running on 1.5.1.
>
> On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
>>
>> Everybody,
>>
>> Here's the latest PCBSD7 alpha ISO for testing:
>>
>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-isos/i386/PCBSD7-Alpha-x86-05242008.iso
>>
>> MD5 (PCBSD7-Alpha-x86-05242008.iso) =  
>> c20aaf83cc1c92ca7dfcaf8f0bbdeea2
>>
>> This ISO has a few new features which will require some testing to
>> ensure proper functionality. First is the improved keyboard selection
>> tool in the installer GUI. Now you are able to select your layout,  
>> model
>> and variant from all the available choices in Xorg. Your choice  
>> will be
>> immediately enabled, and then should be transfered to your installed
>> system as well.
>>
>> Next is the ability to choose your filesystem type for the  
>> install. So
>> far I've gotten working UFS, UFS + Softupdates and UFS + Journaling.
>> Please test these options out, and let us know of any problems you
>> encounter. There is an option for ZFS as well, but it is not yet
>> implemented, so please don't bother trying it just yet. The next  
>> alpha
>> will hopefully have it fully implemented.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>>

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