[PC-BSD Testing] Latest results
kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Jul 21 08:06:33 PDT 2008
> Results thus far with latest Alpha
> My P5VE-VM HDMI board now boots with the latest release , sound config
> attached as it is unrecognised.
Try rebooting or grabbing the latest soundcards.xml file from the
previous e-mail I sent. I've added your card info.
> USB works but when you click to open it with Dolphin (from the dialog
> box on the iconbar) it only opens in the top directory
> - not on the USB stick .
I can confirm this also, we may need to report it to KDE since I think
its a bug in dolphin.
> Unfortunately when you try to dismount it it gives and error -
> unplugging it totally crashed the machine :'(
> Terminal works - well done Kris.
> Dolphin couldn't drag & drop files - now functional.
> Now reboots - would hang at the command line.
> Logging off and on now works (it wouldn't accept the login password)
> I can only get it to boot when I put the SATA disks I have in the
> machine on AHCI .Leaving it set to IDE compatible just didn't work.
> First install worked fine but subsequent ones crashed.
> When logging out/powering off the top part of the screen has a bar
> across it (corruption) - I have been
> unable to get the Intel driver enabled at all - VESA kind of works
> though.I can't seem to be able to get 1920x1200
> going at all - largest is 1600x1200 - same problem with PCBSD 1.51 release.
Which intel card does this have in it? If you go to "advanced" and
specify your own horz/vert refresh rates can you make it come up in the
right resolution then?
> Thunderbird works - great . Sending from the Alpha right now.
> K3B doesn't :-( comes up with a :
> Output logged from stderr
> ERROR: KUniqueApplication: Pipe closed unexpectedly.
I'll check into this and try and get it fixed this week :)
> I find I have to set the Mouse pointer acceleration in KDE up to 3.4 to
> make the mouse more responsive - set at 2 is like molasses...
> Any chance of including the Atheros L1 driver (AGE7) in the build , from
> what I here it is now stable and has been put in the FreeBSD
> database , available at
I think this was already added to 7-stable? Try "kldload if_age" and see
if that works. I'll add it to the default kernel config soon if that
> My old machine with an Athlon 2800 for the most part works fine (I'm
> even able to have the full 1920x1200 resolution) but also
> crashes with K3B - tried to load the PBI with the same result.
> I am amazed how quick the community is ironing out all the bugs though
> will probably still wait to 4.2 to use as a desktop machine.
> I am starting to have fun now that the show stopper bugs are being
> ironed out.
More information about the Testing