Seems to be stable, already...

Below are the linux tracker links for a torrent download if you want to
try a live CD, or do an install - you may need to cut and paste the long
link if your www browser does not open the address for you...

64-bit beta -
http://linuxtracker.org/index.php?page=torrent-
details&id=5823ade064907372f0d56f8d4e9ffa3bd2f363e9

32-bit beta
http://linuxtracker.org/index.php?page=torrent-
details&id=cb53466ff838388c1d9c656b5a3eec6517800372

If you want a direct download try a testing download site close to you...
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mepis

A favorable review of the beta 2 release as Simply Mepis 8 get closer to
a final release...

http://www.deviceguru.com/2008/09/29...nears-release/