[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD amd64 test ISO!

Casey caseyclaydon at fastmail.com.au
Fri Oct 3 19:47:42 PDT 2008


Kris Moore wrote:
> Hey all!
>
> The long awaited PC-BSD 7.x amd64 DVD ISO is now available for testing!
>
> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/beta-isos/amd64/
>
> This is a test release only, so please report bugs back to us via the 
> mailing list. The current plan is to release an update to PC-BSD 7.0.1 
> in the next few weeks which will include many bugfixes, and KDE 4.1.2. 
> This amd64 release is still based on KDE 4.1.1 (4.1.2 just came out 
> today). The other new / cool thing this ISO has is working 
> linux-flashplugin9 support which will be in 7.0.1 as well.
>
> We've already started approving / uploading a large number of amd64 PBIs
> for PC-BSD7 on pbidir.com, so you may download any from there and run
> them as well. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can also
> grab some of the untested PBI's from our build server and try them as well:
>
> http://pbibuild64.pcbsd.org/index.php?sort=date&ver=7
>
>
> Here's some of the changelog of whats been fixed since 7.0 and will be
> in 7.0.1 when its released:
>
>   * Update Nvidia driver to 177.78 (beta) -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2831
>   * Fixed various bugs causing crashes with System Updater -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2780, http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2790
>   * Fixed bugs with partitions becoming mis-aligned due to incorrect
> sizing - http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2809,
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2810
>   * Added support for NTFS writing directly in KDE4 -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2811
>   * Fixed sound detection for ALI M5451 PCI Audio Device -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2821
>   * Fixed out of memory errors when installing on 256MB of RAM -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2825,
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2827, http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2828
>   * Added new KMenu->System->Display Setup Wizard icon to re-run the X
> Setup tool - http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2832
>   * Added support for linux-flashplugin9 to the default install for i386
> and amd64 - http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2850,
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2851
>   * Fixed an error about setting up Xorg for QEMU on install -
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/changeset/2848
>
>
> Happy testing, and looking forward to feedback!
>
>   


Hi Kris,

What is happening for the USB Mouse and Windows not being detected 
coming up in 7.0.1?

I am not able to use PC-BSD at all,  basically you need a second 
computer to have PC-BSD on and the other for Windows.


- Casey


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