[PC-BSD Testing] Testing PCBSD 7.1rc1

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Mar 30 06:56:44 PDT 2009

Ian Robinson wrote:
> Testing PCBSD 7.1rc1
> FreeBSD 7.2-PRERELEASE #9: Fri Mar 20 18:29:01 EDT 2009
>     root at pcbsdx32-7:/usr/obj/pcbsd-build71/cvs/7.1-src/sys/PCBSD
> Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
> CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.40GHz (3400.14-MHz 686-class CPU)
> real memory  = 3489615872 (3327 MB)
> avail memory = 3401822208 (3244 MB)
> FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
> Nvidia Quadro FX 3400, 2 SCSI HD's + 2 IDE HD's
> 1.  Install flawless.  Nvidia 180.37 and monitor display working great.
> Networking detection flawless.
> 2.  Kicker Problem -- Could not get Kicker menu to expand on mouse click.
> It worked at first.  I expanded it to large, I added "terminal" to
> favorites, and then I launched a terminal in which I ran nvidia-settings.
> No problems there.  I selected "runports" which loaded the runports terminal
> fine.  After that, I lost control of the Kicker menu.  I rebooted and it is
> functioning normal at this time.

Sounds like a kde bug to me, if you can find a way to consistently 
reproduce the bug, maybe check and file a bug report at bugs.kde.org :)

> 3.  Generate Diagnostic Sheet Problem.  After loading System Manager, I went
> to generate a diagnostic sheet.  I received the following error message:
> KDE Control Module.
> Could not find mime type "application/octet-stream"
> then
> Could not find mime types:
> “inode/directory”
> “inode/blockdevice”
> “inode/chardevice”
> “inode/socket”
> “inode/fifo”
> “application/x-shellscript”
> “application/x-executable”
> “application/x-desktop”
> After continuing to click OK through the error messages and eventually
> Kwrite came up and displayed the text.  When I tried to save it, it reported
> that I did not have sufficient permissions, but it saved it anyway.

I'm not able to duplicate this bug here. Did you do a fresh install, or 
upgrade a 7.0.x system?

> 4.  Still exploring and  having fun.  Thanks for the new release candidate.

Thank you for helping test!


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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