[PC-BSD Testing] KDE 4.1.2 on 7.0.1 update?

Ian Robinson fitchkendall at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 23:50:32 PDT 2008


Kris Moore wrote:

>Also, we will have a 7.0.1 update out very shortly . . .

Will that update include KDE 4.1.2

Ian Robinson
On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 3:00 PM,  <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org> wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 17:34:53 +0300
> From: "Eugeniy Khvastunov" <khvastunov at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Update PC-BSD
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> Thanks! I'l try!
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>> On 16 Oct 2008, at 10:56, A.Yerenkow wrote:
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>> > Eugeniy Khvastunov ?????:
>> >> Hello!
>> >>
>> >> How I can update PC-BSD 1.5.1 (6.3-RELEASE-p1 i386) to PC-BSD 7?
>> >
>> > backup all valuable data and install fresh 7
>> >
>> >>
>> like A Yerenkow said, that is your only real option. there was a guide
>> on pcbsd forums somewhere
>> by terryP to manually upgrade, but it is a bit complicated and takes
>> much more time. i couldn't do it myself, but if
>> you are good at this computer stuff, don't want to start fresh, and
>> like to learn, give it a go. i don't know terryP,
>> but seems he knows his  bsd and knows what he is doing.
>> roughly you need to upgrade 6.3 to freebsd 7, delete all 6.3 packages,
>> install 7 packages, and turn freebsd
>> into pcbsd from svn.
>> otherwise, like the man said , backup and install fresh.
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> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 20:35:06 +0200
> From: Christian Michels <ChristianMichels at web.de>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] FW:  PC-BSD amd64 / radeon
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>> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: "Kris Moore" <kris at pcbsd.com>
>> Gesendet: 16.10.08 16:08:52
>> An: PC-BSD Testing list <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>> Betreff: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] FW:  PC-BSD amd64 / radeon
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>> Christian Michels wrote:
>> > Hi there,
>> >
>> > any news concerning this issue? Did I post too less info (or too much)? What can I do to lighten up the problem?
>> >
>> > Best regards,
>> >
>> > Christian
>> >
>> >> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>> >> Von: Christian Michels <ChristianMichels at web.de>
>> >> Gesendet: 08.10.08 13:18:49
>> >> An: PC-BSD Testing list <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>> >> Betreff: [PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD amd64 / radeon
>> >
>> >> Hello together,
>> >>
>> >> I've been trying the amd64 version of PC-BSD 7 and there seems to be a problem related to X and radeon. First of all here is my hardware:
>> >>
>> >> CPU: AMD X2 BE-2350
>> >> Board: ASrock A780FullDisplayPort
>> >> GPU: AMD RV610 (onboard)
>> >>
>> >> 1.) The first problem I encountered is when I confirm the restart at the end of the installation. My monitor turns black, a warning (from the monitor itself) appears that the refresh and sync rates are outside the allowed ranges. After that I had to press reset.
>> >>
>> >> 2.) When I start the new installed system I come to the point where I can setup my X config. The Installation used 1280x1024 at 85Hz so I choose "Skip". This will copy the /PCBSD/xorg.conf/<...>/xorg.conf.default (I don't remember the exact path and name of the file but it was clear to me that this is the default config used in the installation) to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (correct me if I'm wrong). Before confirming the start of the X server with the new settings I had a look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
>> >>
>> >> Section "ServerLayout"
>> >>   Identifier "XFree86 Configured"
>> >>   Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
>> >>   InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
>> >>   InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
>> >> EndSection
>> >>
>> >> Section "ServerFlags"
>> >>   Option "DisableVidModeExtension"
>> >> End Section
>> >>
>> >> Section "Monitor"
>> >>   Identifier "Monitor0"
>> >>   VendorName "AOC"
>> >>   ModelName "C993"
>> >>   HorizSync 30.0 - 95.0
>> >>   VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
>> >>   Option "DPMS"
>> >> EndSection
>> >>
>> >> Section "Device"
>> >>   Identifier "Card0"
>> >>   Driver "radeon"
>> >>   VendorName "ATI Technologies Inc"
>> >>   BoardName "Unknown Board"
>> >>   BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
>> >> EndSection
>> >>
>> >> I already loaded the radeon.ko module at boot time. So the radeon driver should work. But after confirming the start of X with this config I get the same warning as in 1) above.
>> >>
>> >> I read something on the list about ATI and a new version of Xorg. The author wrote that the current version of Xorg in PCBSD 7 does not supply ATI radeon cards. I'm not sure if this is true because at least the installation was OK. Any help is much appreciated.
>> >>
>> >> Kind regards,
>> >>
>> >> Christian Michels
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>>
>> Can you hit the vesa mode option during the bootup and does that work?
>> I've heard of some bugs with the ati cards / drivers, where when you
>> close X, it doesn't allow a new X session to start. Something isn't
>> closing correctly. Also, we will have a 7.0.1 update out very shortly,
>> and I've added the radeonhd driver to the list of drivers you can
>> select, which may work better with your particular card.
>>
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> Hi Kris,
>
> thanks for your reply. I think you're right: the X session is closed and cannot be re-opened. I tried xvesa set but that didn't solve my problem. So I'll be waiting for the next update.
>
> You do a really good job. Keep going!
>
> Regards,
>
> Christian
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