[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0 Alpha 20090929 x86 ports

doverosx at gmail.com doverosx at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 16:45:33 PDT 2009


Ian Robinson wrote:
> Re: System Kernel and Ports.
>
> I suppose these two items are related because a config file somewhere
> identifies that the kernel as FreeBSD 7:
>
> 1.  Although the System Manager correctly reports that the operating
> system is PCBSD 8.0 Alpha, deeper into System Manager -> System
> Settings -> Tasks, it reports that the kernel is "FBSD7.0-PCBSD7.0
> (Standard PCBSD Kernel for 7.0"
>
> 2.  If you run "portsnap fetch extract update" within the port-console
> it retrieves the ports tree, but it appears to be FreeBSD 7's port
> tree.  It is also very bi-polar since you can find that Opera is at
> release 10 (the newest) while Firefox is only at version 2.x (not so
> new).
>
>
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
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>   
Try launching sysinstall and changing the "options"....then again I just 
read portsnap -darn! What if you just edited the portsnap file yourself?


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