[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1-BETA1 now available!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jul 19 07:24:49 PDT 2012


On 07/19/2012 10:12, Arthur wrote:
> Kris,
>
> I'm currently trying to install the new beta on x86 but it seems to be
> stuck on KDE installation. Currently, it's stuck on "Installing
> Meta-Package: KDE" (18%) and "Installing package: kde-workspace-4.8.4"
> (12%). It's been stuck on this percentage for about 30 minutes now. HD
> light is solid but there is no DVD activity. Machine is not locked up
> or anything.
>
> Arthur
>
>

Right-click to open an xterm, and run "top" is anything using up CPU?

>>
>> The BETA1 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 is now available for i386 and amd64 architectures!
>>
>> This beta provides both users and developers a means to test out new features in the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 release. This snapshot may contain buggy code and features, so users are encouraged to run it only on non-critical systems.
>>
>> Changes since the previous snapshot
>> -----------------------------------------
>> * FreeBSD 9.1-BETA1
>> * KDE 4.8.4
>> * Support for "Warden" to create Linux Jails (Debian & Gentoo support included)
>> * Fixed a bug with mouse cursor fonts changing over some tray apps
>> * Correct some bugs with mouse not being detected after display wizard
>> * Add new "TrueOS" server option, alongside FreeBSD Vanilla. 
>> * Display detected video resolution / driver on confirmation screen
>> * Add new IPv4 / IPv6 validation to address fields
>> * Fix bugs exporting / importing jails via Warden
>> * Add new "Hardware Compatibility Check" GUI, which is available during install and via Control Panel
>> * Add new "Sound Configuration" GUI, which lets user select and test different sound devices
>> * Add NVIDIA legacy drivers for cards older than 8-10 years (32bit only)
>> * Added option to "mount/clone" jail snapshots via the Warden
>>
>>
>> Highlights for the upcoming 9.1-Release
>> -----------------------------------------
>>
>> * FreeBSD 9.1
>> * KDE 4.8.4
>> * New system installer! Greatly simplified for desktop and server installs.
>> * New "PC-BSD Server" installation option. Includes command-line
>> utilities like pbi-manager, warden, metapkgmanager and more.
>> * Support for ZFS mirror / raidz(1,2,3) during installation.
>> * Support for SWAP on ZFS, allowing entire disk ZFS installation.
>> * Support for setting additional ZFS data-set options, such as
>> compression, noexec, etc.
>> * Warden jail management integrated into system. Allows creating jails via GUI, adding packages and other administration.
>> * Support for Warden to create Linux Jails
>> * New "Sound Configuration GUI"
>> * New "Hardware compatibility" GUI
>> * First boot setup wizard allows OEM installs to be easily performed.
>> * New Bluetooth paring tray / GUI utilities.
>> * New AppCafe improvements and preferences
>> * Improvements to wifi utility
>> * Fixed bug causing untranslated strings to show up empty.
>> * Numerous bug-fixes to PC-BSD related utilities
>> * Support for creating PXE boot server for remote desktop and installation.
>> * ZFS beadm support
>> * And much more!
>>
>> Errata
>> ---------------------------------------------
>>
>> * Users running previous snapshots may upgrade now via the online updater. You will first need to apply the "Update Manager" 20120718 update, then the beta1 update will appear.
>>
>> * If you wish to update from 9.0 to this snapshot you may do so by editing the "/usr/local/share/pcbsd/pc-updatemanager/conf/sysupdate.conf" file and changing the PATCHSET: variable to "pcbsdtest".
>>
>> After changing this variable, you may run the updater utility, to download a new update manager. Once this update manager is installed, the online update to the beta will appear.
>>
>> Download
>> ---------------------------------------------
>> The DVD & USB images are available via the PC-BSD mirrors. You may
>> select the mirror and files from the URL below:
>>
>> http://www.pcbsd.org/getmirrors.php?url=9.1-BETA1 <http://www.pcbsd.org/getmirrors.php?url=9-STABLE-20120622>
>>
>>   
>> -- 
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
>
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