FreeBSD9 and the sheer number of problem reports

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Mon Feb 27 09:13:09 UTC 2012

On 2/26/12 10:30 AM, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> No matter what effort you put into testing, you can never achieve the robustness of an older release. I still have 7.4 running on one. This can stay until next year.
> So, why do you want to run the latest release on an important machine? You can, but you are not in a position to complain then.
> Erich

Do you not see this as a *huge* problem ?
This means even fewer testers, again !

This weekend I replaced a server, moved it from 6.4-STABLE to

Hell, as far as I'm concerned it could have stayed on 6.4-STABLE to be
honest, but I needed to replace the hardware which was getting old.

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