[PC-BSD Testing] Testing 7.1 RC1

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Wed Apr 1 06:48:36 PDT 2009

A.Yerenkow wrote:
> On 01.04.2009 1:36, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>> here it is... dd for windows
>>   - http://www.chrysocome.net/dd
>> never used, just saw it awhile back and found today when I read this email.
> Hm, cool :) But anyway, I could add more files to FAT flash, but 
> couldn't do for UFS ;)
> And I didn't forced to lost all data from flash every time I change 
> Install image to new one.
> I think in whole world there will be two-three people who find this 
> useful :D
> And Kris, about RC1:
> 1. If I choose upgrade, I see "Mounting CD..." when rm process working, 
> user could be confused, "Why my CD is mounting about 10 minutes"? Better 
> change label while removing old data. And place new label in the end of 
> install - when PBI are installing.

I've fixed this in SVN, it'll now give some feedback as to whats 
happening, so the user doesn't think its hung or anything :)

> 2. I had rebooted PC with not-checked filesystem. I did upgrade, after 
> reboot my filesystem was still dirty and required fsck. And maybe this 
> is related - this upgrade couldn't login into KDE. I propose before 
> mounting partition for upgrade, check it with fsck, and maybe try to 
> intercept some errors according to HDD fails? How about this.

Good idea, I'll see where I can implement this into the upgrade scripts.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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