[PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD Status Update

Julian Elischer julian at freebsd.org
Fri Jun 21 13:26:48 PDT 2013

On 6/22/13 1:39 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 06/20/2013 11:50, nemysis wrote:
>>> For those helping us test the rolling-release now, I hope to have a new
>>> ISO + package set available in the next week or so, which includes the
>>> new GRUB boot-loader for Boot-Environments. I will post back details on
>>> how to manually setup / test this feature in the near future. Once these
>>> new features have stabilized a bit further, we will begin to issue
>>> general updates for users of the old 9.1-RELEASE from January to upgrade
>>> to 9.1 Rolling Release.
>> Hi Kris,
>> Thanks for the update and awesome PC-BSD.
>> I have moved to FreeBSD/PC-BSD/TrueOS and no more use GRUB, I prefer FreeBSD boot loader (boot0cfg).
>> I am not using ZFS but use UFS+SUJ.
>> Could you have a option to have in install Menu both FreeBSD boot loader (boot0cfg) and GRUB?
>> Regards,
>> nemysis
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> Its not planned going forward, since we are standardizing on ZFS.
> However if you *really* want to use UFS / boot0, then you can install
> regular FreeBSD, then just grab our packages from the repo, and end up
> with a hybrid. Be warned though, more and more of our utils are going to
> be using ZFS features as time goes on.

pity, because there are lots of cases where ZFS and grub don't really 
make sense.


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