Release Schedule for 1.8

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Wed Jan 3 15:51:55 PST 2007

:>     Include ALTQ in generic?  Hmm. I would personally rather not, unless
:>     a really good case is made for including it.   
:The only reason why I say this is the fact that many would like to use BSD flavors as home routers with transfer rate limiting, and regular lines don't require a too powerful computer, an 586 or 686 will do (we were NATing 10Mbit with a PI-133 and 48M EDO RAM.) On these machines, kernel building takes hours.

    Well... you do the build on a faster machine and copy the binary?

:>     We *are* including 
:>     kernel sources on the ISO now, so perhaps a better solution would
:>     be to create a section on how to set up a kernel build infrastructure
:>     given just a freshly installed ISO.
:Do you mean the nativekernel target?
:Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars at>

    Yes.  It should theoretically only require the sources tar'd up on the CD
    to build a new kernel.  That is one of the things that we have to test
    for this release... can you unpack the sources stored on the ISO in a
    chroot'd environment and actually build the kernel without the rest of
    /usr/src ?  Inquiring minds want to know!


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