[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 7 Installation

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue May 6 09:44:37 PDT 2008


I had to re-compile all the included nvidia drivers for FreeBSD 7. I'll 
be uploading a new alpha ISO later this week with these fixes in it.

As for your NIC, does it work in BSD at all?

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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
http://www.pcbsd.com


Bill Leeper wrote:
> OK, so far the only problem I have had with the hardware side of the 
> installation is with my video card. For some reason it does not like my 
> nVidia 8500GT with 512 MB of RAM. None of the nVidia drivers worked and 
> neither did the plain nv driver. I am running it in vesa mode. I might 
> add that the card works perfectly with previous versions.
> 
> I do have a second NIC card in the system which is not detected at all. 
> It is an old Realtek 8139/D that I was trying to use in SkyOS. It 
> doesn't work there either.   :-)
> 
> Other than that everything else I have tried works.
> 
> On May 3, 2008, at 3:49 PM, Ian Robinson wrote:
> 
>>
>> 2.  Quote:  "what I'm most interesting in is feedback as to hardware 
>> support, or installation
>> problems."
>>
>> -- I tested the installation of PCBSD 7 Alpha on a basically standard 
>> computer, an HP Vectra.  This is an "older" computer with the 
>> following hardware:
>>
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