[PC-BSD Testing] PBI's and re0
protagonist at charter.net
Mon May 26 07:13:04 PDT 2008
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Firefox did build and run properly from ports for me. I did not
install ports from the old disk 2 CD of Edison, rather did a clean
fetch after installing the Alpha. I also installed the KDE3 game
pack. All work and no play makes Bill a dull little geek. :-) Has
anyone else been having the disappearing and reappearing task bar?
On May 25, 2008, at 2:46 PM, Gary B. Corell wrote:
> I thought my problem with PBIs was just my own problem but
> apparently not.
> I have installed A05092008 and had problems with several of them
> most notably
> firefox and thunderbird including the Linux one with the wine
> support. Like
> Bill Leeper I got a good many errors on most of the ones I tried
> and they
> just wouldnt install.
> A couple of them however did install but give me funny responses
> unfortunatly I havent captured yet to display here, but they do
> work. the
> ones that have succeeded are Skype 2.0 and Putty 0.6. Opera 9 went
> in ok but
> at first time to try after a boot up, it reported an error but it
> does work
> ok now. so the list of successes is now 1. Opera, 2. putty, 3.
> Skype 2.0, &
> 4. PDFedit.
> One last thing on this subject, the add/remove programs did
> succeed in
> removing the flakey PBIs with no problem.
> From ports collection I have installed TeamSpeak2 client and
> several of the
> KDE packages not otherwise installed at beginning. Thunderbird,
> and firefox would not build from ports.
> Before installing that Alpha I tried 05132008 but did not try the
> because it would not start the re0 ethernet interface even after
> rebooting to
> PCBSD 1.5 and even XP ( please dont hold that against me:). I also
> tried to
> use sysinstall to start it and had rebooted several times before
> giving up on
> it. What I forgot to do was to try to kldload the if_re0.ko module.
> Gary B. Corell
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