[PC-BSD Testing] So many problems..

Brodey Dover pcfxer at rogers.com
Wed Sep 24 20:27:12 PDT 2008

Can I get you to post the results of cat /dev/sndstat and kldstat? Also, 
when you go to KDE's sound preferences, is your device selected as the 
appropriate "output" device?


Jeffery Yeakel wrote:
> First time using pcbsd so I will list the problems encountered.
> Can only be installed on a primary partition? So many linux distros 
> handle this situation flawlessly, why cant we install on 
> extended partitions? if I had installed on the partition that it 
> recommended all of my data would have been lost.
> After install video so slow and flickering almost unbearable, I 
> realize that ati isnt officially supported but my card eax1550 works 
> great in other linux distros, some major tweaking needs to be done there.
> No Sound for my xfi platinum although the hardware list shows its 
> supported.
> My network card(realtekrtl8169/8110 gigabit ethernet)could not 
> obtain an ip address from the dns server, and when I tried to manually 
> assign an ip address the whole machine completely locked up, 
> completely! no response whatsoever, first time that has ever happened 
> to me on any linux/unix distro.
> Jeffery A Yeakel
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