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Date:      Tue, 6 Mar 2012 11:30:11 +0000
From:      krad <kraduk@gmail.com>
To:        Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is it worthy upgrading to 9.0 ?
Message-ID:  <CALfReycEk3HZeac9OKPKcs-3gXk7CrzrE2io5YiUQ0HBP-Az6g@mail.gmail.com>
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On 6 March 2012 09:49, Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd> wrote:

>
>
> On 3/6/12 7:01 AM, Allen wrote:
> > On 2/28/2012 3:03 AM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
> >> This is an entirely subjective question and one that only you can
> answer.
> >>
> >> For example, given the number of problem reports I'm seeing on the
> >> lists, I'm going to stick with the 8-STABLE branch for still a long
> >> time, likely until 9.1 or 9.2-RELEASE.
> >
> > I don't think it's a good idea to let what you see on a mailing list be
> > your end all be all of what you use... This isn't an insult or anything,
> > but I've seen some pretty damn stupid people who try to install stuff
> > into Swap.... And that isn't even close to the stupidest thing I've ever
> > seen on a list. Trust me, the best way to figure out of you personally
> > would benefit from upgrading, is doing it yourself.
> >
>
> I get your point, however, reports of NICs malfunctionning or stuff like
> that are pretty distressing when running frontend firewall boxes.
>
> Seeing 9.0 doesn't bring much to the table, imo, in terms of firewalling
> and CARP novelty, I'm probably going to stick with 8.3 for some time :)
>
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apart from a major bump in the version of pf.



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