07.07.2010 16:34, Randi Harper ???????(??):

Attached is the kernel config-file (i386), that worked fine under 7.x. The
kernel-compile will break (some *freebsd7* structs undefined), without the
COMPAT_FREEBSD7 option. Try it for yourself...
Don't use a kernel config from 7. We've already told you this.
Your "telling" me this is just as valid as warning me against using computer-cases of a particular color. It is a silly requirement. My expecting things, that worked for 7, to work in 8 is reasonable. There may be (documented!) exceptions, but it ought to "just work".
Yes, your way is fine. But so is mine. It is perfectly reasonable to expect
my method to work just as well -- the 7->8 is not revolutionary, but simply
the next step. I read the "UPDATING" file and, though annoyed a little, took
care of things mentioned in there... The remaining things are enumerated
here...
Your way clearly isn't fine, as it doesn't work.
That's an obviously flawed argument -- this line of thinking can be used against ANY ONE reporting ANY BUG -- if one has a problem, then one's way of doing things "clearly isn't fine".

These changes aren't gratuitous. Did you read the commit messages
behind each of the changes? I'm guessing that you haven't.
No, and I'm not going to. A commercial OS would've been the laughing stock, if one hand to change C: to 1: between releases, for example...

Again: this particular change seems gratuitous.
It's not. You didn't bother researching before complaining.
I bothered to type up my list. Presumably, problem-reports are welcome. I've been a Unix-user since 1990, a FreeBSD user since 1993 (or 94?), and a project-member for a decade. If *I* have a problem, then newer users certainly will too. And, guess what, they'll simply go with something, that does not give as much grief...
To put it in simple terms, there were changes made to geom, and the way that
sysinstall writes out dedicated disks wasn't compatible. Search the
mailing list archives.
If this is a known problem, it is even more of an outrage, that some shim was not introduced to keep the users from hitting this particular bump.

The modification should be necessary.
Why? Why should a netboot act differently from a local boot from CD?
Just because you don't want to
make the modification doesn't mean it was made that way by accident.
No, I never claimed this to have been an accident...
That variable can be set to any number of things. We don't advertise
the iso image just working out of the box for pxe booting.
You don't. But there is very little, that needs to be added there for it to "just work" over both netboot and local CD, and you should do it, instead of arguing with me here... No, I don't know, what it is exactly, but I'm quite certain, it can't be very much.
In fact, the article about PXE booting on the official freebsd website says
nothing about using the ISO. You just found some article that said it
was possible (and it is) and complained because you didn't like the
process?
Yes, exactly. I didn't like process -- it is needlessly complicated. The same CD-image, /should/ also be usable "out of the box" for netbooting.

Funny. It works just fine in 8.0 on my Athlon. Have you tried updating
the port?
Yes, I have -- and I said so in my very first e-mail on this subject. For someone, who expects people to "research mailing lists", you do a terrible job of following a one-day-old thread...
Also, even if it didn't work, this is an issue you should
take up with the author of the port.
Tom -- the maintainer -- is still in CC...

> From the man page:

      The amdtemp driver provides support for the on-die digital thermal sensor
      present in AMD K8, K10 and K11 processors.
I know nothing about the driver. But a utility I regularly used stopped working after upgrade, so I added that to my list of upgrade-related grudges.

   -mi

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