6.1-BETA 4 stable for normal use?
norgaard at locolomo.org
Wed Mar 22 21:21:07 UTC 2006
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 09:55:34PM +0100, Erik N?rgaard wrote:
>> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>>> I am using 6.1-PRERELEASE which has actually been upgraded from
>>>> 6.1-BETA3. The system as such is stable, but there are some nuisances.
>>>> These are not fatal in any way but may cause confusion. So in
>>>> particular if you're new to FreeBSD, better stay with 6.0.
>>> Like ... ?
>> Well, I have another machine at work which for some yet unknown reason
>> requires me to reload the pf rule set in order to fetch - I posted on
>> that last week.
>> And I have minor errors like when I run "man pf.conf" and exit the
>> man-page then I get this error:
>> col: write error
>> grotty:<standard input> (<standard input>):31713:fatal error: output error
> Did you file PRs? If not, and you only posted to this list, your
> emails did not reach any of the relevant people.
No, I need to investigate more and ensure me that it has not been a
For example, the mentioned problem with pf, I first thougt it was a
misconfiguration problem that fetch didn't use passive ftp, in which
case this was the right forum.
Then by accident I discovered that reloading the ruleset solved the
problem. Rebooting, I would have the problem again until a new reload of
I then tried at home to repeat on a different machine which had been
updated almost at the same time but without luck. So, I there may be
some error in updating or that very snap I got. In any case I need to
investigate that more.
And the other error, I have now tried and found that it appears only in
Eterm, not in xterm or on the console. It may have been introduced as
the ports version is now 0.9.3_4.
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