FreeBSD 5.4: Is it generally unstable?
marcolz at stack.nl
Fri Jun 10 12:09:03 GMT 2005
On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 10:44:07PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote:
> > Personnally, when upgrading from 4.x to 5.x, we ran into the
> > following 3 issues that are still not fixed in 5.4:
> > kern/80617:
> > Hangup writing large blocks to NFS mounted FS (Patches available)
> > Not exremely important: just don't do that.
> > kern/79208:
> > i387 libm's floorf(), ceilf() and truncf() (Fixed in RELENG_5)
> > PITA when running threaded calculations.
> > kern/78824
> > socketpair()/close() race condition (Fixed in CURRENT)
> > Patch will be MFC'd to RELENG_5 soon.
> > Anyway: you won't catch me running an unpatched 5.4 system... I'd
> > say stick with RELENG_5 for the time being.
> Given the choice, I can't see any reason not to run a system that is
> not using the current stable.
Which is exactly what I recommended (current stable == RELENG_5) :-)
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