[PC-BSD Testing] 64bit 10-3-08 Release

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 20:30:26 PDT 2008


Back in 32 bit now...just too painful using FF3 in 64bit (I imported some
xpis...maybe because I had downloaded them as 32 bit it hurt so much ;-))

The nv driver didn't work for me...just garbled screen and I had to
CTL-ALT-BKSP to get out of KDE

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 7:49 PM, DragonFlier <dracheflieger at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Installed fine on EVGA mb with Opeteron x2 165 and 2gb RAM
>
> I selected everything available. It shows only the k3b was installed in the
> Add/Remove Software in the PBI section and indeed (as Tel'c would say), a
> 'find' on the drive revealed what looking in Dolphin confirmed. No Firefox
> other than in ports.
>
> I opened ftp.pcbsd.org, went to the outgoing for 64bit 7, found FF3 and
> opted to open with the pbilauncher. It downloaded and failed to open with
> the launcher. I downloaded the FF3 PBI and saved it to my home directory. It
> open and installed fine. After installing a few addons, FF froze and
> remained on the screen. CTRL-ALT-F1 into a shell showed no FF running in
> either a ps aux or in top. I choose to reboot from the shell as the GUI had
> become unresponsive.
>
> Upon restart I was greeted with a message that I had a PBI update. I did
> but it was telling me FF2 (2.0.0.17), not FF3
>
> I am writing this from that install of FF 3.03 now...somewhat flakey as it
> keeps locking up for sections of time in gmail.
>
> I tried to go to nvidia's site but that really crashed FF (it's built on
> flash if I recall) to see if there was a driver for 64bit yet (there isn't
> according to the ports nvidia-driver error message). I'm going to try the nv
> driver but want to get this email off first in case it borks.
>
> Onward and upward.
>
>
>
> --
> Drache - is still walking above ground and traveling between eternities -
>



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