[PC-BSD Testing] Very nice artwork on the new 9.1 and coming 9.2 CDN rolling release; Thanks for that and more

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jul 31 10:19:21 PDT 2013


On 07/31/2013 13:17, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 7/31/13 10:14 PM, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 07/31/2013 03:30, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>> On 7/31/13 3:08 PM, Hans Ruhe wrote:
>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>
>>>> I do not know who is responsible for the nice desktop art but I
>>>> have to thank him/er for that !
>>>> It looks very sophisticated and futuristic, very nice ! Thank you
>>>> for that !
>>>>
>>>> Also Kris, Ken and team, thanks for the possibility for encription
>>>> with 9.2 Stable rolling release, it is a very nice safety feature !!
>>>>
>>>> Also thanks to whom cleans the offices from Kris and Kenn, these
>>>> people are working hard and mostly forgotten ! It is important work
>>>> too ! Do not forget that !!
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Hans
>>>>
>>>>
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>>> So I still don't know how to find out what exact revision/branch my
>>> PCBSD is now at after random updates over the last 5 months. How can
>>> I find out?
>>> can we have an "about this pcbsd" entry soemwhere that reporst patch
>>> levels etc?
>>>
>>> and is it true I need to totally reinstall for 9.2?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> It should be in Control Panel -> About, it'll list something like
>> 9.1-RELEASE-pX or something.
>>
>> If you are running ZFS already you may be able to upgrade directly to
>> 9.2, but you'll need to do a "grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg"
>> to get the new Boot-Environment support working. Just depends upon
>> how old of an install it was.
>
> This compulsory zfs is a show stopper for me
> takes PCBSD off the table. for a simple system I just want UFS, which
> is a pity because it' s been coming along nicely.

If you don't care about the ZFS features, then yes you can continue to
just upgrade along and not bother with the grub stamping. However, some
features of "Warden", boot-environments, and the new backup utility
"Life-Preserver" will not function without them.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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