[PC-BSD Testing] Correction it was the 4/21/ build even though it was named Friday build which was the 20th. [signed]

Tim McCormick tim at pcbsd.org
Tue Apr 24 01:16:01 PDT 2007

Hi Bobby,

Did you select '/bin/bash' or specify it manually?

It's important to note that whilst bash *is* included with PC-BSD, it isn't
part of the FreeBSD base system (it's a port). As such, you'll find it under
/usr/local/bin/bash *NOT* /bin/bash

That's probably the issue you were having.



On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 11:03:23 +0800, "Roberto Soriano [c]"
<rbcsoriano at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again!
> Further to the problem stated regarding the graphical login. I also
> tried logging in onto the system via ctrl + alt + fkey. Unfortunately
> no success. What I notice is that the system logs you in but exits.
> This is due to the fact that i choose bash as my shell. The system
> cannot find /bin/bash.
> Tried installing it again choosing csh as my shell, success! I was
> able to log in!
> Hope this helps further in zeroing in on the bug. Will be doing
> testing on the other shells as well.
> Bobby
> On 04 24, 07, at 10:31 AM, Justin Chapman wrote:
>> Yes, this is the problem that I was having. The graphical login is
>> broken. The installer works fine and installs the system without
>> errors. This happened with both a clean install and an upgrade. It
>> is a freebsd 6.2 system though and i think I could fix the install
>> but that kinda defeats the purpose. Hopefully this week's builds
>> can fix this problem. You can hit control alt and a function key to
>> get to a command line login, so the build isn't completely broken.
>> On 4/23/07, Roberto Soriano [c] <rbcsoriano at gmail.com> wrote: Hi all!
>> Just to elaborate, been trying to install the April 21st build since
>> yesterday. Install was fine but the system does not accept the
>> username password. Ergo can't login to the system.
>> Same thing happens even when choosing automatic login.
>> Hope this helps
>> Bobby
Tim McCormick
PC-BSD Lead Developer

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