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Announcements of Impending Freezes? (Was "Re: 2.3 fails with DTC scsi")
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Announcements of Impending Freezes? (Was "Re: 2.3 fails with DTC scsi")
- From: "Richard Johnson" <rdump_(_at_)_river_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 15:42:26 -0600
- Delivery-date: Tue Apr 21 15:04:26 1998
At 14:21 -0600 on 4/20/98, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> > I just tried the April 18 floppy and the ncr driver doesn't work with
> > scsi controller. This mostly works (except for installboot) on 2.2.
> This report comes too late. 2.3 is now completely frozen, and 80% of
> the architectures are now built.
Congratulations on the freeze and impending release. Luckily the April 17
floppy works just fine (installing working boot blocks and all) on my
systems. But it was just coincidence that I was finally able to make time
to upgrade my problem child vectra last weekend. I knew 2.3 would be out
in the near future, but didn't expect it so soon.
For future releases, please consider posting a freeze schedule on the
OpenBSD web site, and/or sending notes about it to announce. That will
help those of us who are otherwise swamped with 12 hour a day jobs plus
customer service and consulting to arrange our schedules for testing. We
have a chance of providing more effective help if we know when the deadline
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