[PC-BSD Testing] 8.0-beta x64 testing, few issues

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Jan 8 08:20:57 PST 2010

On 01/08/2010 10:33, Mike Bybee wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 7:48 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.com>  wrote:
>>> 7. not sure about this one, but powerd seem not to be running in default
>> install.
>> Correct, powerd causes lockups with the new nvidia drivers on some
>> systems. I'll re-enable it when that gets fixed by either nvidia or
>> freebsd :)
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> Is powerd known to cause issues with the ATI drivers as well? If I enable it
> my ATI based laptop simply boots to a black screen (no text terminals,
> ctrl+alt+bkspace does nothing, completely dead the moment it launches X -
> fine up to there, back to normal when I turn it back off).

I didn't really test it with ATI here, but if enabling it causes those 
issues then yes, I would say its causing problems there as well. That 
makes me thing the bug is with powerd more than just the nvidia drivers 


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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