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

Bridger Dyson-Smith bdysonsmith at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 05:25:50 PDT 2013


All,
please excuse the noise from yesterday. I backed up ~ and started over with
a clean slate. Things are progressing a little smoother this time.
Apologies,
Bridger


On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:27 AM, Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I tried to run the following in LXDE while lxpanel was having a fit:
>
> > lxpanel --profile LXDE
> GLib (gthread-posix.c): Unexpected error from C library during
> 'pthread_mutex_unlock': Operation not permitted.  Aborting.
> zsh: abort      lxpanel --profile LXDE
>
> As always, let me know if there's any additional information I can provide.
>
> Bridger
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Bridger Dyson-Smith <
> bdysonsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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