Latest 64-Bit Testing Snapshot

Kris has announced that the next testing snapshot is available:

Another 9-Current 64bit snapshot has been uploaded to the FTP server. This snapshot includes the following changes:

  • Disabled AHCI by default to fix some bugs working with Optical/Disk media
  • PBI’s are now able to be installed as regular user accounts, for those in the “operators” group
  • Updates to the AppCafe GUI to enhance usability
  • WIFI configuration GUI enhancements to auto-detect encryption type and make connection more streamlined
  • Fixed a bug in the LXDE menus which had caused it to refresh every 3 seconds

We are currently working on fixing up the i386 build server and hope to have a new 32bit snapshot with the next batch.

Known Issues:

  • The system installer has a bug that prevents loading vanilla FreeBSD, will be fixed for next snapshot

As usual, please let us know of any problems on the testing mailing list.

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Written by dru. Posted in 9.0, testers

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Comments (2)

  • Grzegorz Pałka
    March 31, 2011 at 11:13 am |


    I’m wondering why there is no x86 snapshot version of PC-BSD 9.0. I didn’t find the answer on the net. I would really like to test the new version, because I have an old laptop, for witch KDE is to heavy and I’m not experienced enough to deal with FreeBSD. Thanks in advance for the answer and sorry if this is discussed somewhere else, but i really couldn’t find anything.


  • March 31, 2011 at 2:44 pm |

    We’ve been having a problem with the 32 bit build server, thus the last 2 snapshots have been 64 bit only. I’m also hoping the issue can be fixed in time for the next snapshot as my testing system is 32 bit.

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