Dan Strick strick at covad.net
Sun Feb 15 16:23:38 PST 2004

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 08:20:08 +1100, david at fielden.com.au wrote:
> I don't recall seeing an announcement about 5.2.1-RC (presumably RC1) 
> anywhere (I am subscribed to freebsd-announce).

It was announced in freebsd-current.  Here is a copy of the announcement
of the second release candidate:


>From owner-freebsd-current at FreeBSD.ORG  Sat Feb 14 06:54:42 2004
Delivered-To: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
Message-ID: <402E3611.70804 at freebsd.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 07:52:01 -0700
From: Scott Long <scottl at freebsd.org>
To: current at freebsd.org
Subject: FreeBSD 5.2.1-RC2 available


FreeBSD 5.2.1-RC2 is now available for downloading.  Changes since the
RC1 include more bug fixes for ATA, working kernel modules on the
install floppies, and numerous security fixes to the src and XFree86
packages.  Note that the sparc64 XFree86-4-Server package in this set
does not have the latest updates.  This will be fixed in the final

Please test this and let us know of any new problems.  There are a
couple of minor changes in our queue that will be committed soon,
after which we expect to do the final release.  Thanks!  Attached
are the MD5 sums for the CD images.


MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-i386-bootonly.iso) = 5c87912963b9d4d05d5a60cfc1bec486
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-i386-disc1.iso) = 7cdfff4e1e378222f7f02c5465ca52e5
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-i386-disc2.iso) = 7554bf9881e8235bfa002ca79209297f
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-i386-miniinst.iso) = ff6a8fc30efbd53c13781382b1c80944

MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-alpha-bootonly.iso) = c6993f8de7411fae3c9dd9dd0c13ead4
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-alpha-disc1.iso) = 002addc7353a88d369e8703d82ac934d
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-alpha-disc2.iso) = c4004af3df38ee5da930b2387e24fcce
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-alpha-miniinst.iso) = 6ed57031129bb9499318e66f1f86cf32

MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-sparc64-bootonly.iso) = 543b592da93a34f45ba25db0658f7e67
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-sparc64-disc1.iso) = 9094e60baa66af49884cd2768a5ccf68
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-sparc64-disc2.iso) = 934dc4fd8ecbb39128b1d8bd40252250
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-sparc64-miniinst.iso) = a9e2329d9b3a2890fb95cdc5e548a6dd

MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-amd64-bootonly.iso) = d0a7e439a6738cee1ad5fa39b0a46520
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-amd64-disc2.iso) = ae0fcf1c8ec59aed534f6e4c9c58a1a9
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-amd64-miniinst.iso) = f8cc9687e23a8e9e2ca849c62917ffc8

MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-pc98-disc2.iso) = e3849821bd03d70ee71b58c31b5d9497
MD5 (5.2.1-RC2-pc98-miniinst.iso) = 52c407af87e6db58f5e3c312b2392308

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