HEADS UP! [Re: FreeBSD 6.0-BETA4 Available]

Scott Long scottl at samsco.org
Thu Sep 8 16:30:14 PDT 2005


It looks like I accidentally put amd64 packages onto the
i386 ISO images.  I'm generating new ISOs and will upload
then as soon as possible.  This likely explians the problems
with installing X11 from the ISO.  Sorry for the confusion.


Scott Long wrote:

> Announcement
> ------------
> The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the
> availability of FreeBSD 6.0-BETA4.
> ISO images are available for i386, amd64, pc98, alpha, powerpc, and
> ia64 architectures.  sparc64 is still in the process of being built
> and will be uploaded as soon as it is ready.
> We encourage people to help with testing so any final bugs can be
> identified and worked out.  If you have an older system you want to
> update using the normal CVS/cvsup source based upgrade the branch tag to
> use is RELENG_6 (though that will change for the Release Candidates
> later).  Problem reports can be submitted using the send-pr(1) command.
> The list of open issues and things still being worked on are on the
> todo list:
>     http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.0R/todo.html
> Since this is the first release of a new branch we only have a rough
> idea for some of the dates.  The current rough schedule is available
> but most dates are still listed as "TBD - To Be Determined":
>     http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.0R/schedule.html
> Known Issues
> ------------
> Other than the items listed in the todo list there are no known
> issues with this BETA.
> Availability
> ------------
> The BETA3 ISOs are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror sites.  A list
> of the mirror sites is available here:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors-ftp.html
> Thanks,
> Scott
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