[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 7 Alpha 02082008

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Aug 5 08:07:01 PDT 2008

Yvan Martin wrote:
> On Monday 04 August 2008 04:32:09 pm Thiago Rodrigues Santos 
> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Navy Nitram <navyn5 at shaw.ca> 
> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I downloaded and burned the DVD ISO and installed without any
>>> apparent problems. I quickly found that the nv Video driver for X 
> was
>>> inadequate with my nVidia 7600GT (the semi-transparent Desktop
>>> window was fully transparent except for the border and the object
>>> icons only visible when the mouse cursor ran over them), but the
>>> nVidia 173xxx driver works just fine.
>> Same here. But I couldn't check if KDE on Linux has this problem too.
>>> Another observed oddity is that on first boot, the taskbar widgets
>>> (network status, scheduler and the check mark) besides the digital
>>> clock are present, but they go away with the second boot However 
> a
>>> white underline is present where they should appear, using the 
> default
>>> oxygen theme. The underline starts small and stretches as the 
> widget
>>> applications are probably loaded, but the icons never appear and
>>> running the cursor where they should be does not do anything.
>> This happens because of the Qt 4.4.1 upgrade. See
>> http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168007
> I tried removing and re-adding the widgets. This works but only lasts 
> for the current session. I am not sure how to downgrade to Qt 4.4.0. I 
> have used linux package managers and the on from desktopBSD, but I 
> am not familiar with doing this in PCBSD.

Looks like this bug has been fixed now in area51:


I've added the patch here as well, and the next ISO will include the 
fixes in it automatically :)


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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