[PC-BSD Testing] Rolling-Release and 9.2-BETA1 announcement!

Arthur Koziol a-koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Jul 24 07:28:10 PDT 2013


On 07/24/2013 9:26 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 07/23/2013 23:30, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>> I also got the same error 404 not found
>>
>> On 7/24/13, Arthur Koziol <a-koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:
>>> <Price Is Right FAIL Music>
>>>
>>> When I tried download the new BETA1 ISO, I get "404 Not Found".
>>>
>>> </Price Is Right FAIL Music>
> Interesting, sounds like a failed CDN node. What do you see if you
> browse http://iso.cdn.pcbsd.org?

Yesterday when I browsed that location it was only showing the root 
folder (i.e., /..), now I can see the folders.

>
>>>> The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce that new images for PC-BSD
>>>> 9.1-RELEASE (Isotope Infusion) and PC-BSD 9-STABLE (Based upon FreeBSD
>>>> 9.2-BETA1) are now
>>>> available! These releases are among the first in our new "Rolling-Release"
>>>> model, and will allow you to easily keep your system updated with
>>>> bi-monthly package set updates along side your regular PBI updates. In
>>>> addition the images now include support for creating and booting from ZFS
>>>> boot-environments. Due to the nature of implementing ZFS
>>>> boot-environments, users on previous installs of 9.1-RELEASE will need to
>>>> perform a re-installation in order to take advantage of these ZFS
>>>> features. With the upcoming release of 9.2, currently in BETA, existing
>>>> users may opt to wait for its release in order to migrate to the newer
>>>> version. Many additional new features are also listed in the notes below.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Download it now
>>>> -----------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> DVD and USB images are now available for download at the location below:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.pcbsd.org/en/download.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Highlights for 9.1-RELEASE
>>>> -----------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> * FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE
>>>>
>>>> * Bootable ZFS Boot Environments
>>>>      - Using GRUB2, any new ZFS boot-environments created via the "beadm"
>>>> command will be added to the boot-loader and available at boot-time
>>>>
>>>> * PNGNG support
>>>>      - In addition to PBIs and the AppCafe, system admins and power users
>>>> will now have access to a full PKGNG repository with frequent updates
>>>>
>>>> * Switched over to CDN for downloads
>>>>      - No more having to hunt for a closest mirror, downloads will
>>>> automatically pull from our CDN service hosted by ScaleEngine
>>>>
>>>> * New version of AppCafe
>>>>      - New streamlining and PBI management functionality
>>>>
>>>> * GitHub Migration
>>>>      - All PC-BSD / TrueOS sources are now available via GitHub
>>>> (https://github.org/pcbsd  andhttps://github.org/trueos)
>>>>
>>>> * Warden Updates
>>>>      - Support for setting various jail options via the GUI
>>>>      - Option to create jail "templates" based upon different versions of
>>>> FreeBSD
>>>>      - Support for VIMAGE jails
>>>>      - Jails without any IPV4 or IPV6 address assigned
>>>>
>>>> * Graphical PKGNG manager
>>>>      - GUI supports basic or advanced mode, which allows full package
>>>> management / upgrades
>>>>
>>>> * Home directory encryption
>>>>      - PEFS based encryption, allows users to encrypt their home-directory
>>>> contents with their login password, which is only unencrypted while logged
>>>> in
>>>>
>>>> * Boot times improved substantially
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Highlights for 9-STABLE
>>>> -----------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> * FreeBSD/TrueOS 9-STABLE (Running 9.2-BETA1)
>>>>
>>>> * Binary "freebsd-update" server implemented for -STABLE, allowing monthly
>>>> updates to a newer -STABLE release without re-compiling
>>>>
>>>> * All the features listed for 9.1-RELEASE above also apply to 9-STABLE
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Get Involved
>>>> ---------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Want to help out the PC-BSD project? Found a bug you need to report? You
>>>> can do so by joining us on our Forums! PC-BSD welcomes new contributors,
>>>> testers, or simply feedback on how a particular piece of hardware works
>>>> with BSD.
>>>>
>>>> http://forums.pcbsd.org  <http://forums.pcbsd.org/>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Kris Moore
>>>> PC-BSD Software
>>>> iXsystems
>>>>
>>>>
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