[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD snapshot with Xorg 7.5.2

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 03:12:14 PST 2012


On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:

> **
> On 02/28/2012 12:23 PM, Kris Moore wrote:
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> On 02/28/2012 13:16, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
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>
>
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 11:08 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> On 02/27/2012 13:57, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > My opinion is that "Stamping boot0 on /dev/ada0 ..."
>> > is NOT working .
>> >
>> > I think , after writing that part , a check by reading it to verify
>> > correctness of writing
>> > ( if it is possible ) may be useful , because , nearly , all of the
>> > boot failures are result of
>> > failure of this step .
>> >
>>
>> >
>>
>> The installer does check the exit status of these stamp commands to
>> ensure they finish properly.
>>
>> We can easily test if boot0 is the problem though. If you do the install
>> again, go to disk setup -> advanced and use the full disk, try checking
>> "GPT" mode this time. It wont do the boot0 install, but instead will do
>> a pmbr setup which may work better on your system.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
>>
>>
>
>  Exit status always may not show correct value . For that reason , copy
> operations , CD/DVD burning programs are VERIFYING written data by
> re-reading it . My suggestion was such a re-read to verify whether written
> values are correctly written or not .
>
>
>  The installation performed with respect to the above steps : "Partition
> disk with GPT" has been checked .
>
>
>   Ok, that helps us determine that it works fine when you use GPT
> booting. I don't think it has anything to do with writing boot to disk, if
> you are having write failures to the boot sector, then you have bigger
> problems hardware-wise. Sounds like its something to do with the MBR layout
> instead.
>
>  ......................
>
>
> Remember, this is an experimental Intel patch, you may want to report this
> issue over to the freebsd-x11 list now. Sounds like the failure is
> occurring that when X shuts down it hangs the box.
>
>
> Mehmet,
>
> Sorry, I meant the Parted Magic 12_2_27 ISO.
>
> Arthur
>
>
>

It is good to learn presence of a new testing facility .

Thank you very much .


Mehmet Erol Sanliturk
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