Quick 8.0 update: BETA3 builds in progress

Robert Watson rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 22 14:13:10 UTC 2009

On Sat, 22 Aug 2009, Pete French wrote:

>> I don't have a specific ETA on BETA3 going out the door, except to say that 
>> so far several architectures have reported back on successful builds, so 
>> probably quite soon.
> Is there any point in making bug reports for BETA2 at this point ? I only 
> got to try it a coupleof days ago, and had a big issue with installing (had 
> to use 7.2 to partition the drive) but I am thinkingthat maybe just waiting 
> and re-doing the test with BETA3 is better ?

I think it's probably more useful to wait a day and retry with BETA3.  I don't 
know that the issue you're experiencing has been fixed, but given that there 
were some partitioning-related fixes (see the wiki page for a complete list) 
it's possible that something like it was.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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