End-of-life for my amd64 ?
kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 19 12:49:34 PDT 2007
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> P.U.Kruppa wrote:
>>> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007, Charles Bacon wrote:
>>>> I installed FreeBSD-RELEASE6.2 last January, and wonder if there
>>>> will be
>>>> a 6.3. Just discovered freebsd-update(8), tried it out, and saw:
>>>> WARNING: FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE is approaching its End-of-Life date.
>>>> It is strongly recommended that you upgrade to a newer
>>>> release within the next 4 months.
>>>> 1. Now I wonder if I'll have to rebuild my filesystems again when 7.0
>>>> comes out. ...releases/amd64 contains only 6.1 and 6.2 among the
>>>> ISO images.
>>> Have a look at http://www.freebsd.org/releng/index.html .
>>> There will be at least a 6.3-RELEASE (work hasn't started yet) and
>>> 7.0 will be sort of a non-production beta release. So you will have
>>> enough time before you have to do a a major upgrade.
>> I disagree that 7.0 will be a non-production beta release. We're
>> working very hard to make sure it as good quality as it can be (but
>> that also depends directly on users helping out).
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> In support of FreeBSD 7.0 and the people who have developed it....
> I have been using FreeBSD 7.0 since Jan 8 2007 CURRENT on this box
> which is a desktop for browsing and email with a Dual core AMD CPU setup.
> It rocks.
> I use FreeBSD 7.0 Current on 2 small mailservers using 3 year old
> hardware and it is rock solid. I believe the FreeBSD team has really got
> their act together on this one.
> (From Experience with FreeBSD: I have run FreeBSD since 3.*on desktops
> with xfce3 gui. I now run servers for www and postfix as well. )
> ~Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii - Phone: 808-284-2740
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> "All that's really worth doing is what we do for others."- Lewis Carrol
Thanks for the feedback. It's always good to hear "it works fine"
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