[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD9 beta3 install

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Oct 12 09:32:05 PDT 2011

On 10/12/11 08:47, trevor tirapani wrote:
> I've just tried to install the latest beta3 via usb img
> First and second attempts failed on reboot due to grub error. I was
> attempting to install to 3rd partition
> [partitions 1 and 2 used by Windows 7]. On my third attempt all went
> fine when I chose to use the whole disk.
After you install you will need to manually configure grub to boot BSD,
it will not automatically re-configure it for you.

> During my first and second attempts, at the partitioning stage, I
> could only enter 5 digits for the size in MB when creating the
> partition for PCBSD.
> I did not opt for any of main Window Managers during install, as I
> wanted to play around with some of the others. I've
> noticed that when I plug in my external usb hard drive [1 GB NTFS] and
> my flash drive [8 GB FAT], they do not show up
> anywhere. Is this normal for the unsupported Window Managers?

Yes, the unsupported WM's are a bit more simplistic, and don't offer all
the niceties of device insert notification that one like KDE will :)
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Kris Moore
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