[CentOS] CentOS 6.0 alpha testers

Wed Feb 2 16:20:49 UTC 2011
Matt <lm7812 at gmail.com>

>>> From what I've been able to gather from the list, as I'm not part of the
>> dev testing team; there won't be an 'alpha' or 'beta', there will just be
>> a final release 'when it's ready'. We aren't sure when that will be, but
>> it will probably be within a few weeks after CentOS 5.6 is
> Thats spot on.
>> released. CentOS 5.6 will likewise be released 'when it's ready' and we
>> don't know for sure when that will be, either. I would suspect that will
>> be by the end of the month (Feb 2011) but I'm really only guessing.
> Just an update on that: I did the first 5.6 installs yesterday, there
> are a few issues that still need resolving but i'd say this weekend the
> distro should mostly be handed over to the QA guys, so we should see a
> release by or before mid Feb. Ofcourse, this is based on no one finding
> a 'blocker' issue in the process. So salt accordingly.

I would rather get it when its ready then get it when its not ready...  ;-)

I am excited about CentOS 6.x though.  Aren't there supposed to be
some neat new features etc for virtualization and cloud computing?