[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1 Rolling Release

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Sun Feb 24 08:10:40 PST 2013

Probably not until we are a bit farther along, after some testing.

On 02/23/2013 11:58, ?ukasz wrote:
> Hello,
>  good work! Any plans to make ISO available via torrent?
> Best regards / Pozdrawiam
> ?ukasz
2013/2/22 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>>
>     Testers & Dev,
>     As a few of you have already noticed, we have some new ISOs now up
>     on the mirrors:
>     http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/pcbsd/9.1-RELEASE/
>     These are the first images built of PC-BSD Rolling Release, based
>     upon FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE, which use PKGNG as the backend for
>     keeping your desktop and base-system packages up to date. You are
>     welcome to download and give them a spin if you want to help us
>     beta-test them.
>     They include updated packages from about 2 weeks ago, which
>     includes KDE 4.9.5 among others. Our build server is still
>     finishing up building the entire package repository and I hope to
>     have all ~20k pkgng packages online in another week or so, with
>     weekly updates after that. The weekly updates will include all the
>     latest PC-BSD / TrueOS utilities, so you can expect to see much
>     more frequent bug fixes & enhancements.
>     For users running on the original PC-BSD / TrueOS 9.1 release, I
>     also have an online system update in the works. This update will
>     convert your existing install to PKGNG and allow you to start
>     tracking the rolling release, the same as if you installed a fresh
>     copy from our new ISOs. Once I've finished a bit more testing &
>     bugfixing with it, I will post back with details on how to try it
>     out. I'm hopeful it will be sometime next week.
>     Lastly, I also wanted to let you know that with this change, it
>     will be possible convert an existing "FreeBSD" 9.1-Release into a
>     PC-BSD or TrueOS system. I've started writing instructions on the
>     PC-BSD wiki page with details:
>     http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Turn_FreeBSD_into_PC-BSD%C2%AE
>     Last but not least, we have some new hardware coming in soon which
>     I will quickly get working on building a PC-BSD -STABLE release,
>     and then -CURRENT. More details as they arrive :)
>     Happy testing, and please post your feedback to the list so we can
>     get to work quashing bugs.
>     -- 
>     Kris Moore
>     PC-BSD Software
>     iXsystems
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