[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0-Beta Released

Mike Bybee mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Sat Jan 2 14:38:31 PST 2010


On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Mike Bybee <mbybee at dometrilogy.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Happy New Year everyone.  Kris has released PCBSD 8.0-Beta, and it is
>> available at:
>>
>> http://www.pcbsd.org/content/view/137/11/
>>
>>
>>
> Install completed pretty nicely for me, Acer Aspire 5100 (ATI x1300, AMD
> Athlon x2, 2GB RAM).
>
> The login screen is PERFECT on the widescreen finally, and I like that it
> no longer displays the list of users.
> Compiz is working great out of the box (never had it working on this laptop
> before!), system seems pretty snappy and is working well.
>
> Two notes so far -
> 1) On the install, it gets to 100%, then installs the components. The
> components can take quite some time, but the bar is 100%. Could we maybe
> tweak that a bit, like removing the bar when doing the components or
> something?
>
> 2) After I set the screen up (ati 3d, 1280x800) the test screen was fine,
> but the login screen was all messed up. I had to toggle to terminal 1
> (ctrl+alt+F1) then back before it was clear. Not sure if that's just a
> weirdness with my card or not.
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Mike Bybee
>


Woah - ok, building on this:

3) When using Software Manager to install PBI Builder, it just infinitely
spawns Firefox windows to the site http://www.pcbsd.org/content/view/45/30/

I'm filing these under the bug tracker - but I thought I'd toss them to the
mailing list too.
-- 
Thanks,
Mike Bybee
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