[PC-BSD Testing] 09142009 Alpha

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Sep 25 06:48:12 PDT 2009

On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, doverosx at gmail.com wrote:

> Kris Moore wrote:
>> Hey everybody! I've just uploaded the next cut of the 8.0 Alpha. This release still does NOT include native 8.0 PBIs, or
>> nvidia drivers, but we will begin to include those shortly after FreeBSD 8.0 releases, which should be in the next
>> couple of weeks.
>> This alpha updates the base to FreeBSD BETA4, and fixes a bunch of bugs in the desktop, kernel config, and software manager.
>> Again, this is no where near production ready, but you may want to play with it, to test out your hardware support on FreeBSD 8.0.
>> Also, I've made available the 64bit version as well this time, so feel free to give it a whirl also. If anybody wants to test
>> LIVE DVD mode (option 3) please do so, I need people to test it on systems with 2GB of ram or less, and those with greater than
>> 2GB of RAM to see if it works properly in both cases. (Systems with 2.5GB of RAM or greater will try to load the entire DVD image
>> into memory, which should make the live mode run MUCH faster)
>> Both the 32bit and 64bit versions may be downloaded below:
>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-iso/
>> Hopefully the next Alpha will include the new System Installer, which is where the real fun begins :)
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
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> 1) RC1 build?
> 2) Can you make sure that the non-responsive progress bar is not
> regressed into the future versions of PC-BSD? While transferring files,
> clicking the blue i does not pop-up on my system (AMD64). Now that I
> think about it...the issue is most likely a KDE thing :(.
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I'll be working on a FreeBSD RC1 build shortly, trying to cleanup / fix bugs before uploading
another alpha.

As for the progress bar, that is probably a KDE issue, not sure what the deal is with that.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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