[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0-RC1 Now available!

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Mon Oct 24 10:23:39 PDT 2011


This happened to me as well, and it is just that the servers are getting
slammed right now because of the release. If you switch to a different
mirror in the System Manager, you can start up the download again on a
mirror with less traffic.

On 10/24/11 13:19, jmdennis @dslextreme.com wrote:
> I look forward to having this.  I just got beta 3 installed and it was
> doing the update but then said that the internet connection was no
> longer active or the drive was filled which neither was the case.
>
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>> *Release Announcement*
>>
>> The first release candidate for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.0 is now available! This
>> release includes the latest FreeBSD 9.0-RC1 base, along with numerous bug fixes and enhancements.
>>
>>
>> *Download*
>>
>> http://www.pcbsd.org/get-it/download-pc-bsd-isotope#isotope
>>
>>
>> *Changelog*
>>
>> Notable changes in this release: (In no particular order)
>>
>> * Added support for installing to BootCamp partitions on Apple OSX systems
>> * Added checks for invalid characters in the username
>> * Added button to installer allowing toggle between US keyboard layout and currently selected
>> * Added improved portjail init scripts
>> * Life-Preserver now defaults to backing up to a remote directory set as the client hostname
>> * Add some sanity checks to pbi-manager when creating new repositories
>> * Fixed bugs setting the proxy server in pbi-manager / AppCafe (Uses the default config in networking GUI)
>> * Improved the default firewall ruleset
>> * Enable IPv6 support on all nic's by default
>> * Added options to pbi-manager which enables tmpfs memory building
>> * Improved pc-thinclient setup to use pre-built FreeBSD world instead of building from source
>> * Fix bug in pbi-manager when doing binary updates to ensure it is only attempted on the correct build
>> * Fix issues installing with mirrors / raidz on ZFS
>>
>>
>> *Reporting Bugs*
>>
>> Since this is a pre-release, please feel assist us by reporting and
>> fixing bugs. Users are encouraged to discuss their findings on the
>> testers mailing list <http://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing>,
>> or via the PC-BSD Forums <http://forums.pcbsd.org/forumdisplay.php?f=64>.
>>
>> There are a greater variety of ways to install PC-BSD in the 9.x series.
>> When providing feedback please indicate which install media you are
>> using and in which window manager the error occurs.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
>>
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