David McDonald davidmcdonald1 at
Wed Oct 28 15:50:14 UTC 2009

Thank you for your reply.  Now to try it out.

David McDonald

At 09:22 AM 10/28/2009, Erik Trulsson wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 07:48:16AM -0600, David McDonald wrote:
> > I looked at the contents of the link to 8.0_RC1 and found files there
> > marked RC2.  I will give it a try but is that the real RC2 release
> > for FreeBSD 8.0?
>In general one should not assume that any Release or Release Candidate files
>available for download until the official announcment has gone out. (It has
>happened that a release had to be pulled at the last minute even after
>images had gone out to most mirrors, but before the official announcement.)
>In this particular case the official announcement for 8.0-RC2 has just been
>made so I guess any RC2 files found now are indeed the real deal.
><Insert your favourite quote here.>
>Erik Trulsson
>ertr1013 at

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