[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8 Release: Oh noes, for me it no goes

finid at linuxbsdos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Mon Feb 22 11:20:10 PST 2010

> On 02/22/2010 12:20, finid at linuxbsdos.com wrote:
>>> Kris,
>>> Ok, ok so I know it hasn't been OFFICIALLY released but that didn't
>>> stop
>>> me from grabbing it (32-bit) from one of the mirrors over the weekend
>>> to
>>> be able to install on my work abuse PC this morning. Here are a couple
>>> things that I have already experienced on not one, not two, but three
>>> fresh re-installs:
>>> 1. I have it set to autologin but after a few seconds of sitting on the
>>> desktop, it suddenly logs off and sits at the prompt for username and
>>> password. If I log in, it will load the desktop and then nothing works
>>> but the mouse. Clock on things and hovering over stuff does nothing. I
>>> have to hit the power button to shut down. On subsequent tries I notice
>>> that the iBus icon in the tray is not visible. There's a blank space in
>>> it's place as if it is loaded but the icon is not displaying.
>>> 2. On subsequent boots, if I do make it to the desktop and it does not
>>> log off, nothing is clickable on the desktop. It seems frozen. Can't
>>> drop down to command line either.
>>> I'm going to let it sit for a while and see if something times out or
>>> pops up. Kris, anything you want me to try?
>> I have 8 running on an Intel 64 PC. Never used auto-login, so I'm not
>> experiencing the issue that you have. I'm very surprised that 8 was
>> "released" when all the major issues have not been retested. The main
>> issue with Software Manager is unresolved.
> ? Please be more specific, software manager is working great here.

I installed FF and VLC after installation, and tried installing both a
second time. No warning from the system that they are already installed. I
had to cancel the second installation of FF. VLC installed successfully,
atop the first installation.

Fini Decima

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