[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 19, Issue 33

Uwe Klann u_klann at augusta.de
Sat Aug 23 06:55:47 PDT 2008



Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 22.08.2008 um 21:00 schrieb testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org:

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>   1. PCBSD7 08152008 : Keyboard Layout Issues (Karl Fischer)
>   2. UFS+Journaling (Gary B. Corell)
>   3. Booting with Grub (Iain Buc?aw)
>   4. Re: Booting with Grub (Andreas Nilsson)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 21:31:32 +0200
> From: "Karl Fischer" <kmf at fischer.org.za>
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD7 08152008 : Keyboard Layout Issues
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> Hi there,
> I tested PCBSD7 08152008 on a Notebook with a uk (gb) keyboard layout,
> in the installer I chose gb, when kdm started up my layout was "us".
>
> Kinda bad for passwords :D
>
> Karl
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> --  
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> |0|0|0| Carl Sagan
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> Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 16:39:12 -0500
> From: "Gary B. Corell" <wa5qjh at xmission.com>
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] UFS+Journaling
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> I know we switched back to UFS +softupdates but I ran into problems  
> with
> the journaling when we were testing that with 08082008. I have three
> FreeBSD partitions running on the same disk here. A plain 6.3 that I  
> had
> used as my "safe" partition, a PCBSD1.5.1 and a small 10GB PCBSD7
> 08082008. partition. In order to make a few things accessible from all
> three partitions I have one slice( subslice?) designated as /pub on  
> the
> plain 6.3FreeBSD. Not having had problems before I also made a couple
> more partitions avaialble to the PCBSD7 by putting them  accessible in
> /etc/fstab. and the PCBSD7 partition available to the 6.3FreeBSD  
> partition.
> after a coule of reboots and a couple switches back and forth, THe
> PCBSD7 partpition was complaining of some kind of failure and so was  
> the
> 6.3FreeBSD partition.
> So, the questions arise,
>  1. Is there any way to /fsck /a UFS+journaing partition?
>  2. Was there anything published about not doing what I did?
>  3. Should they have affected each other?
> I dont know if this is related or not, but I have developed a strong
> preference for a "Clean Install" after having dealt with vagaries in  
> XP
> over the last year. I know in Freebsd when you assign lables you can  
> tag
> a slice to be newfs, which I believe entails a format of some kind. I
> could be wrong.  But when I installed 08152008, it seems I had to do  
> it
> twice to get a good install.
>
> --
> Gary B. Corell
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 22:29:06 +0100
> From: Iain Buc?aw <iainbuclaw at gmx.co.uk>
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Booting with Grub
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> Hi I've installed the PCBSD Alpha, I just need a little direction as  
> to
> how to boot the partition using GRUB.
>
> The partition number is sdb3 in Linux terms. root (hd1,2) in Grub  
> terms.
> If that is any help.
>
> Thanks in advanced.
>
> Regards
> Iain
>
>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 01:25:33 +0200
> From: Andreas Nilsson <adde_85 at telia.com>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Booting with Grub
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> On Thursday 21 August 2008 23:29:06 Iain Buc?aw wrote:
>> Hi I've installed the PCBSD Alpha, I just need a little direction  
>> as to
>> how to boot the partition using GRUB.
>>
>> The partition number is sdb3 in Linux terms. root (hd1,2) in Grub  
>> terms.
>> If that is any help.
>>
>> Thanks in advanced.
>>
>> Regards
>> Iain
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> I suggest:
>
> title PC-BSD
> rootnoverify (hd1,2,a)
> kernel /boot/loader
>
> Substitute a with the correct value for your setup
>
> /Andreas
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