[PC-BSD Testing] Alpha 05132008

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Wed May 14 09:38:05 PDT 2008


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I am a happy camper.   :-)

Take that MS and Apple. You won't get this kind of support there.   :-)

On May 14, 2008, at 8:48 AM, Kris Moore wrote:

>
> Found it!
>
> As root:
>
> # ipfw add pass all from any to any
>
> In this release I added support for IPFIREWALL to the kernel, which  
> will
> be used for NATD down the road. We'll need to add permissions for  
> it to
> the default, something else to do when I get back :)
>
>
> -- 
>
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
>
>
> Bill Leeper wrote:
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>> OK, I have one major problem with this Alpha. I have no internet
>> connection at all. Everything comes back unknown host. What
>> information do I need to gather for you on this? I am not
>> particularly knowledgeable in this area but will do some more
>> checking to see if I can figure something out. As far as I can tell
>> all the settings are correct, but the fact that the unknown host
>> comes back immediately seems to indicate to me that it is something
>> local to the system.
>>
>> OK, pinging my router returns permission denied. I tried turning off
>> the Firewall and that does nothing. Anyone else having a problem with
>> connecting to the internet?
>>
>>
>> On May 14, 2008, at 6:06 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
>>
>>> Here's another alpha:
>>>
>>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-isos/i386/PCBSD7-Alpha- 
>>> x86-05132008.iso
>>>
>>> MD5 (PCBSD7-Alpha-x86-05132008.iso) =  
>>> c53b9a571bf9019ea167b0bac9ecb758
>>>
>>> This cut fixes up now NVIDIA drivers are installed, and has been
>>> tested
>>> on my systems here, and seems to work now.
>>>
>>> Also, this version has been updated to 7-STABLE, which has some more
>>> hardware improvements, and fixes some boot issues I've been told.
>>> Please
>>> try it out and let me know if it seems to fix anything!
>>>
>>> FYI, I will be out at BSDCan for the rest of the week. When I get
>>> back,
>>> I plan to start working on the Installer GUI for 7, adding some new
>>> features and functionality that FreeBSD 7 offers. I look forward to
>>> making a test ISO available shortly afterwards so we can beat up
>>> some of
>>> these features.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>> Kris Moore
>>> PC-BSD Software
>>> http://www.pcbsd.com
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