[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 7, Issue 2 HAL, post-install, timezone

Richard Ashton richard.a at internode.on.net
Fri Jul 6 18:16:44 PDT 2007



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>    1. Re: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] July 3rd Iso report (Andrei Kolu)
>    2. Re: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] July 3rd Iso report (Kris Moore)
>    3. Re: PC-BSD testing (Renato Fl?rido)
>    4. KDE default behaviour (suggestions) (Andrei Kolu)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 22:38:46 +0300
> From: Andrei Kolu <antik at pcbsd.org>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] July 3rd Iso report
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
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> On Thursday, 5. July 2007 18:35:53 Kris Moore wrote:
>>> ?      The GF8800GTX is still not working.
> Have you tried with "X -configure"?
> 
>>> ?      Fat32 partitions are the same as usual. We now know what?s wrong
>>> though.
>> Yep, Stinking HAL :) For Friday's ISO, I'm building with the latest
>> ports, and KDE 3.5.7, so we'll see if that helps anything.

I'm unable to run anything later that vanilla 1.3 because of HAL on the 
machines I've tried it on

>>---snip---

> Andrei Kolu
> PC-BSD Quality Assurance
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:59:08 -0700
> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] July 3rd Iso report
> Cc: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Message-ID: <468D4D8C.5030108 at pcbsd.com>
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>>>> ?      In this version of the installer, the user can?t choose the
>>>> Hostname for his machine.
>>> Correct, network setup is all done post-install now.
>>>
>> Pre-installation configuration was highly welcomed feature in previous 
>> PC-BSDs- why it is banned now and where is Firewall? Box should be configured 
>> and secured before first boot IMHO.

I totally agree

BTW I can't find the download url for test iso's any more - could 
someone please post it? Thanks in advance

>>>---snip---
>> I guess we should start using GMT time + local time for PC-BSD or else all 
>> dual-booters will have wrong time in Windows.

Yes. I have to reset it quite often when I change drive racks.

> 
> GMT + localtime? How or where do you set that? Also, I only have issues 
> when ntpd is enabled. Is it something in there that needs fixing?
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>> Andrei Kolu
>> PC-BSD Quality Assurance
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