FreeBSD 5.4 release status

Chris chrcoluk at
Mon May 2 13:14:48 PDT 2005

On 4/30/05, Claus Guttesen <kometen at> wrote:
> > As you probably noticed, we are a bit behind on the 5.4 release.  There
> > was a major stability problem reported several weeks ago in a particlar
> > high load, high profile environment, and we decided that it was in
> > everyones best interest to get it resolved before the release.  Well,
> > thanks to the tireless efforts of Doug White and Stephen Uphoff and
> > several others, the bug has been found, fixed, and verified.  As soon
> > as it and a few other fixes get merged in, we will start the RC4 build
> > process and hopefully release it for testing late this weekend.  After
> > that, unless another show-stopper comes up, we expect to build and
> > release 5.4-RELEASE next weekend.
> Nice to hear. I have a four-way opteron-postgresql-server which is
> running low on disk-space, larger disks are right next to my desk,
> just waiting :-)
> Are there any finer details related to the four-way or larger-bug?
> regards
> Claus
> ___

Hi I am abit confused here, have seen a post from someone using
5.4-STABLE how is that possible if 5.4 isnt RELEASE yet, and good news
on the bug fix.

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