Fernando Apesteguía wrote: > Hi all, > > I tried to install FreeBSD 7.0 on my computer but my NIC was not > supported, so finally I didn't install it. > Yesterday I tried 7.1 Beta bootinst and the network card was > recognized during the installation. I was planning to install 7.1 Beta > now, but I have some questions: > > - Is it difficult/painful to update from 7.1 Beta to 7.1 Release when > it comes available?
No > - Should I expect big problems? Probably not. > - Is 7.1 Beta stable enough? Can't say definitively based on presented information. However, it does sound as if you are in a situation where you don't really have a choice: If you really want FreeBSD, and you know 7.0-Release isn't working, then give 7.1 Beta a try. If you do experience problems you can be helpful to the community in general by filing PR(s). The purpose of the Beta and Release Candidate issues are a final shakedown in preparation for labeling something a "Release". If the Beta installs and runs successfully you won't have any problem updating the system when 7.1-Release makes it out the door. I'd be willing to bet the probability is pretty high you'll have no trouble. The biggest caveat there being the hardware you're trying to install it on. Give it a go, see what happens. -Mike _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"