FreeBSD 7.0-BETA2 Available
ohauer at gmx.de
Sun Nov 4 11:00:37 PST 2007
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Olli Hauer wrote:
>> Ken Smith wrote:
>>> The 7.0-BETA2 builds have completed and are on many of the FreeBSD
>>> mirror sites. If you want to update an existing machine using cvsup use
>>> RELENG_7 as the branch tag. Instructions on using FreeBSD Update to
>>> perform a binary upgrade from FreeBSD 6.x to 7.0-BETA2 will be provided
>>> via the freebsd-stable list when available.
>>> The checksums for the currently available ISOs are:
>> Just updated from the source rebuild world and kernel do debug a
>> system hang
>> and notice after hours of recompile (during system hang) that this part
>> is missing in GENERIC (BETA2)
>> # Debugging for use in -current
>> options KDB # Enable kernel debugger support.
>> options DDB # Support DDB.
>> options GDB # Support remote GDB.
>> options INVARIANTS # Enable calls of extra sanity
>> options INVARIANT_SUPPORT # Extra sanity checks of
>> internal structures, required by INVARIANTS
>> options WITNESS # Enable checks to detect
>> deadlocks and cycles
>> options WITNESS_SKIPSPIN # Don't run witness on
>> spinlocks for speed
>> I always thought this will removed if BETA? and RC? phase finished.
>> Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> Yes, you're wrong. The debugging options are removed early in the beta
> cycle when the branch occurs, not at the end right before release.
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Please forgive me the noise new kernel build has started ...
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