[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 10.0-RC5 now available!

Claudio L. claudio at hpgcc3.org
Fri Jan 24 19:27:56 PST 2014


Just reporting that upgrading RC4 to RC5 following the steps below 
worked flawlessly on a VirtualBox VM.

Claudio

On 01/23/2014 19:36, Kris Moore wrote:
>
> The next PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE-p4 image (Based upon FreeBSD 10.0-RC5) is now available for download!
>
> http://iso.cdn.pcbsd.org/10.0-RELEASE/amd64/
>
> This will likely be our LAST RC before issuing the 10.0-FINAL release in a week or so. Please report any outstanding issues to our bug database below.
>
>   
> *** NOTE to users of 10.0-RC4 or earlier ***
> --------------------------------------------
>
> Due to an ABI change in FreeBSD between RC4-RC5 you will need to re-install *all* packages and PBIs after updating the world/kernel to RC5.
>
> To update your packages, you can do so with the following command:
>
> # pkg-static upgrade -f
>
> NOTE: This is best done immediately following the freebsd-update fetch / install process, before rebooting into RC5.
>
> Once your desktop / server is updated, you can then update your PBIs via the "AppCafe" utility or using pbi_delete / pbi_add.
>
> We are still finishing up a number of the newly-rebuilt RC5 PBIs, so if a particular application is not yet in the AppCafe, please check back in a day or two.
>
>
> Disclaimer
> ---------------------------------------------
>
> This image is still a pre-release version of the upcoming 10.0-RELEASE. Use caution when deploying upon production systems.
>
>
> Updating
> ---------------------------------------------
>
> Online updating to 10.0-RELEASE is now available for testing on 9.2-RELEASE systems. To get started, first ensure that your packages and world/kernel are up to date, and then follow these instructions:
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> http://trac.pcbsd.org/wiki/TestingUpdates
>
> After making this change, the "pc-updatemanager branches" command will show the new 10.0-RELEASE branch as available for updating.
>
>
> 10.0-RELEASE notable features
> ---------------------------------------------
>
> * Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RC5
> * Updated KMS / AMD driver support
> * ISO file is a hybrid USB file, and can be "dd"ed to a USB media.
> * New text-based installer
> * New UEFI loader on installation media
> * Able to select between GRUB/BSD loaders during installation
> * New desktops! Gnome 3, Mate (Replaces Gnome2) and Cinnamon
> * And much more!
>
>
> Reporting Issues
> ---------------------------------------------
>
> Found a bug? Please report it, in as much detail as possible, to our Trac database:
>
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/
>
>
> -- 
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> iXsystems
>
>
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