[PC-BSD Testing] Alpha2 for testing

A.Yerenkow yerenkow at uct.ua
Mon Feb 23 12:22:20 PST 2009

On 23.02.2009 16:54, Kris Moore wrote:
> A.Yerenkow wrote:
>> On 21.02.2009 1:26, Kris Moore wrote:
>>> Hey all, thanks for the reports from Alpha 1! Lots of things have been
>>> fixed since then, and Xorg 7.4 is acting a bit more normal now, so I've
>>> gone ahead and cut a release of Alpha2 for everybody to play with.
>>> Some of the highlights:
>>> * Fixed nvidia driver support
>>> * Included new kde printer application
>>> * Fixes slew of Xorg-related bugs and problems from update to 7.4
>>> * Patches which improve KDE's plasma stability
>>> * Numerous other small bugfixes :)
>>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-iso/PCBSD7.1-ALPHA2-x86-DVD.iso
>>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-iso/PCBSD7.1-ALPHA2-x86-DVD.md5
>>> As usual, please report bugs to this list, especially any regressions
>>> you've found from 7.0.x.
>>> Thanks!
>> Kris, there's something with /boot/loader has changed.
>> I couldn't make boot USB, as usual. Seems this 1byte difference between
>> alpha2 and alpha1 loaders breaks something.
>> I changed it with /boot/loader from alpha1 and could succesfully boot
>> and install from FAT32 flash. "Howto" coming soon ;)
>> About system itself = new theme is good, a little speedup (comparing to
>> alpha1) is present.
> Let me know how to solve this, i've not personally changed anything
> related to the boot process, aside from updating to the latest FreeBSD
> 7.1-Stable. Did something change in FBSD as far as you know?
>> We lack of good, strong, solid filemanager, like TotalCommander. Maybe
>> we could get a sane PBI ? :) Just thoughts, yet.
> I'm not seeing TotalCommander in the ports tree? If there's one you like
> in ports, let me know and I can get a PBI made up of it. I'm doing a
> couple a week right now, in my spare time while working on 7.1 :P
It's because it's windows app :)
But it should be easy built, like WinFirefox;
TK itself could be obtained from http://www.ghisler.com/
If this not very difficult, can we have it? :)

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