[PC-BSD Testing] RR 9.1 and meta-nvidia

Bridger Dyson-Smith bdysonsmith at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 06:51:37 PDT 2013


The System Manager > /tmp/.pc-metapkgmanager.log error looked something
like:
Pending Meta-Package changes: 1
ERROR: Failed downloading:
/pub/PC-BSD/packages/9.1-RELEASE/amd64/All/pcbsd-meta-nvidia-21982.txz

Also, apologies if this should have gone to the Support list.
Thanks,
Bridger


On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Bridger Dyson-Smith
<bdysonsmith at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Yesterday, I did the following trying to install the Nvidia metapackage:
> 1) Used the Control Panel > System Manager > System Packages but this
> update would fail (I've neglected to save the error message in
> /tmp/.pc-updatemanagerlog).
>
> So instead I
> 2) Modified /usr/local/etc/pkg.conf
> #packagesite: http://getmirror.pcbsd.org/packages/9.1-RELEASE/amd64
> packagesite:
> http://mirrors.nycbug.org/pub/PC-BSD/packages/9.1-RELEASE/amd64
>
> 3) ran # pkg install pcbsd-meta-nvidia-21982
>
> 4) pkgs seem to have installed fine, but...
>
> After rebooting, selecting the Nvidia driver via the Display Wizard,
> lxpanel was very unhappy. After trying to switch back to the vesa driver,
> I'm experiencing the same lxpanel flickering. I've posted a short video to
> Youtube (http://youtu.be/FbypT6cv1vI). My dmesg looks something like:
> ...
> ...
> pid 23415 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23419 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23423 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23427 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23431 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23435 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23462 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23466 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> pid 23470 (lxpanel), uid 1001: exited on signal 6
> WARNING pid 23888 (python2.7): ioctl sign-extension ioctl ffffffff80087467
> WARNING pid 23903 (python2.7): ioctl sign-extension ioctl ffffffff80087467
>
> I can get by with Openbox for now, but getting back to LXDE would be nice.
> :) I'm guessing this is probably a pkg conflict of some sort. Maybe? Let me
> know if there's any additional information I can provide & I'll send it
> along.
>
> Thanks very much!
> Bridger
>
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