[PC-BSD Testing] 8.0 ALPHA for your inspection

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Sat Sep 5 15:46:28 PDT 2009



On Sat, 5 Sep 2009, Gonzalo wrote:

> Gonzalo escribió:
>> Matt Olander escribió:
>>
>>> Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>>
>>> On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Testers,
>>>>
>>>> We've gotten a PC-BSD 8.0 ALPHA ISO to the point where the brave can begin to take a look at some of it's
>>>> new features, and test out the new FreeBSD 8 on your hardware. This release is for 32bit only, after FreeBSD 8.0
>>>> is released we'll begin the amd64 builds as well. Also, we have not begun to build the PBI tree for 8.0, and will
>>>> do so after FreeBSD 8.0 releases. However, you can still install 7.x PBIs on 8.0, but they may not all
>>>> perform properly.
>>>>
>>>> *WARNING* *WARNING* *WARNING*
>>>>
>>>> This is obviously a very early alpha build, so expect plenty of bugs and missing features. This is mainly
>>>> a release for previewing what's to come, we will begin a more serious bug hunt after we finish implementing all
>>>> the new features for 8.0.
>>>>
>>>> *WARNING* *WARNING* *WARNING*
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Download Link:
>>>>
>>>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-iso/x32/
>>>>
>>>> (You may wish to use a FTP client that supports resuming for this download)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- Changes implemented already --
>>>>
>>>> * Built on FreeBSD 8.0-BETA2
>>>>
>>>> * Includes KDE 4.3.1 / QT 4.5.2
>>>>
>>>> * ISO Changes
>>>>   - Support for running in Installation or LIVE mode to try out PC-BSD straight from disk
>>>>
>>>> * New Software Manager
>>>>   - Web-based software browser
>>>>   - Download & Install PBIs in the background
>>>>   - Background updating of PBIs
>>>>   - Mirror Selection / Customization options
>>>>   - Automated system update installation
>>>>   - Re-create desktop icons for applications
>>>>
>>>> * PBI Improvements
>>>>   - Using xdg-desktop* utilities for mime / kmenu icon installation
>>>>   - Scripts to re-create desktop / kmenu / mime icons anytime after installation
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- Changes still needing to be merged in --
>>>>
>>>> * Brand new System Installer
>>>>   - Supports installing PC-BSD Desktop/Server and FreeBSD Vanilla
>>>>   - Supports scriptable installation
>>>>
>>>> * Backup / Recovery tool
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Kris Moore
>>>> PC-BSD Software
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> Testing mailing list
>>>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>>>> http://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Testing mailing list
>>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>>> http://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> cool, great notice!!
>>
>> Un saludo,
>>
>>
> will we be able to test and start approving 8.x pbis using this version
> of PCBSD or should we wait?
>
> Un saludo,

For now wait, once FreeBSD 8.0 is officially released, I'll start building 8.0
PBIs on our build server, and re-roll an ISO for both 32bit & 64bit based
on it.

--
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software


More information about the Testing mailing list