[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0-Beta Released

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Jan 4 07:28:42 PST 2010

On 01/02/2010 17:32, Mike Bybee 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?

Should be fixed in SVN, tweaked the progress bar to accommodate when 
installing extra components :)

> 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.

That sounds like a driver bug to me, I see that from time to time here 
as well on a couple diff cards.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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