[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD8.0 x64 testing

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Mar 17 07:10:00 PDT 2010


Brodey,

I didn't reply to this but I think it is pretty common understanding 
that any x86 to x64 "upgrades" will, by nature of platform difference, 
fail and splendidly at that.

Arthur

> I forget how the PBI architecture stuff works exactly but I do know 
> that if you want weird compatibility issues you upgrade from x86 -> 
> x86_64 or x86_64 -> x86. When I recently went from 8.0-BETA x86 to 
> 8.0-RC x86_64 I was unable to install the RC.
>
> Perhaps someone else may shed some light on what the project supports 
> for multi-architecture transitions.
>
> Regards,
> Brodey Dover
>
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 5:36 AM, krzysiek <nr10232 at op.pl 
> <mailto:nr10232 at op.pl>> wrote:
>
>     Hi.
>
>     1. After upgrade from 8.0rc2-x32 to 8.0-x64 installed PBIs was
>     listed in software manager, but i was unable to use any of them;
>     2. system use swap even if it have available memory.
>     3. running installed with ports console /usr/ports/deskutils/cdcat
>      doesn't work; after installation in terminal it works fine.
>     4. filesystem errors on pendrive - i can't delete files (as
>     attachment i sent ls command output.
>     5. ntfs on pendrive at pcbsd 7.1 - i was unable to mount it using
>     dolphin.
>     6. during software actualization using pcbsd software manager
>     system freeze for few seconds;
>     7. i can't print anything from okular or gimp when hplip was
>     working (i have hp-5150 printer). When i close hplip, okular saw
>     the printer and i printed file successfully (firefox, seamonkey
>     and openoffice saw the printer all the time). after i started
>     hplip, ocular is still seeing printer.
>     8. i can't start terminal using F2 button in krusader.
>     9. when i tried install allready installed pbi, i saw untranslated
>     window (i sent print-screen as attachment);i suppose installer ask
>     something like: "do you want to overwrite installed pbi" or
>     something like this
>     10. update manager tray icon doesn't actualize automatically when
>     new pbi files were installed.
>
>     regards,
>     krzysiek
>
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