[PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD 8 Testing] PC-BSD-STABLE (Pre-Release 8.2)

LinuxBSDos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Tue Dec 14 09:40:05 PST 2010


> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 03:47:26PM -0700, LinuxBSDos.com wrote:
>> > On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 01:02:36AM -0700, LinuxBSDos.com wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Just a few notes about Snapshot 8 .2 testing:
>> >>
>> >> 1. The default installation completed and I was able to boot into the
>> >> system. Played with the Software Manager a bit, and did not observe
>> any
>> >> buggy behavior.
>> >>
>> >> 2. On using the ZFS option, the installation completed successfully,
>> but
>> >> as with the 9 snapshot, the system did not boot. Just hung at Boot:
>> F1.
>> >>
>> >> 3. On doing a manual ZFS partition, the installer froze when it was
>> time
>> >> to add ZFS file systems. Creating a /boot and swap partition went ok.
>> >
>> > I just spend most of the day trying to figure out this ZFS boot issue
>> on
>> > 8/9. It looks
>> > like some of the boot-loader code has been changed and is resulting in
>> > this odd behavior.
>> >
>> > I've gone ahead and fixed it in SVN though, by default using ZFS will
>> give
>> > you a 500MB
>> > /boot partition on UFS, which fixes the booting issue.
>> >
>>
>> Excellent. I think that /boot outside of the ZFS pool is a more sensible
>> option, especially when the ZFS file system has to be encrypted. What
>> will
>> make this even better is to have a radio button that will encrypt the
>> system if a user selects it.
>>
>> --
>> Fini Decima
>> http://LinuxBSDos.com
>
> Done! Added a new checkbox which lets you enable / disable using
> encryption for your
> auto-partition stuff :)
>

Awesome!

--
Fini Decima
http://LinuxBSDos.com




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