[PC-BSD Testing] So many problems..

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 06:10:44 PDT 2008


The primary partition is a function of FreeBSD, not just PCBSD. Also, if you
go into the System Settings, then into System Manager and type in your root
password you can hit the Generate button that will produce and extensive
report on what PCBSD sees as your computer. You can then post that here.

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Jeffery Yeakel <jyeakel2005 at yahoo.com>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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