[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8-RC issues and wishes

doverosx at gmail.com doverosx at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 16:05:28 PST 2010

On 02/08/2010 15:05, yurkis wrote:
>>> Networking:
>>> 1. I can confirm problem with static IP setup (I can not set static IPv4
>>> by
>>> GUI, ifconfig shows only
>>> 2. Network manager seems like can not set DNS and gateway in same time at
>>> least with static IPv4 configuration (same problem was in nearly 7x
>>> releases)
>>> 3. Seems like in FreeBSD 8.0-p2 support for my DLink 1Gb ethernet card is
>>> broken (when i ping gateway ping command shows message 'device is busy',
>>> and
>>> adapter is'nt work propertly). In 8-BETA same network card worked fine :(
>> This is on a laptop or system with wifi right? Can you send me the
>> rc.conf that the GUI generated?
> No. That is desktop  with D-Link DGE-528T 1Gb and nVidia onboard ethernet.
> Sorry, I can't send to you rc.conf now. I'll try to do that tomorrow.
>>> Desktop (wishes an problems)
>>> 1. Even if I set 'Effect for window switching' in Desktop settings to 'No
>>> effect', windows is switching by "Flip" effect, so I can not disable it.
>>> (please confirm)
>> This may be fixed in KDE 4.3.5, have to re-test it there and if it still
>> fails, file a KDE bug :)
> Hmm.. Interesting bug. Thanks.
>>> 2. Please leave less visual effects in default setting (at least disable
>>> "Flip" window switching effect - it looks nice but it will cause
>>> uncomfortably desktop using just after few minutes)
>>> PS Kris, could you produce intermediate build before RELEASE? It may be
>>> RC2
>>> or some nightly build(s). Many bugs was fixes after -RC, and also I must
>>> check ukrainian translation (still broken in -RC).
>> I'm rolling a RC2 right now with all the latest fixes, KDE 4.3.5 and
>> Xorg Server 1.6.5. It should be up in the next few days.
> Thank you. I hope I'll have more time for testing in real hardware.
> PS
> Also I found interesting thing in BETA (may be also in RC). I found
> nvidia-settings in installed packages but it has'nt icon in K menu. Could
> you add that icon when user choose nvidia binary driver? That will be
> usefull for some people. Thanks.
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Just to confirm, this is on a desktop with a Realtek RTL8139D.


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