[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD -STABLE (9.2-BETA2) Images available
kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 19 07:04:39 PDT 2013
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On 08/19/2013 02:53, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 04:24:04PM +0200, Lars Engels wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 10:55:22AM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
>>> The latest PC-BSD 9-STABLE (Based upon FreeBSD 9.2-BETA2) images are
>>> now online! These images contain a number of bug fixes to the PC-BSD
>>> tool-chain, along with a number of improvements to installation. We
>>> will begin rolling 9.2-RELEASE images shortly, so please report any
>>> bugs / issues found in this most recent -STABLE.
>>> Download it now
>> So I did and here are my findings / suggestions:
>> - When a different language than English is selected, the change is not
>> made in GDM, so I had to change the language and keyboard settings
>> there again. It might also be useful if the language settings were
>> also set automatically in the first run wizard.
I'll have to check into this. Last time I messed with it, it was very
troublesome trying to set gconf settings manually :P
>> - In the first run wizard when you create a user the order of the fields
>> is "Full Name" "Username". In the PC-BSD User Manager it's the other
>> way around.
>> - In KDE, the icons for the AppCafe and PC-BSD System Settings have the
>> red bubble with the exclamation mark on them. That was already fixed
>> some time ago, but it's back again.
>> - IMHO when you click the "Install Now!" button in AppCafe there should
>> be a "are you sure?" question before the actual download starts.
Not sure if this is necessary, deferring to Ken on this one.
>> - Downloading System Sources does not work:
>> When I click the button to download, a new window appears with title
>> set to "Portsnap progress" text "Downloding FreeBSD sources" and after
>> one or two seconds "Finished!", but /usr/src is still empty.
on my list
>> - Downloading Ports Tree works, but it does not show any progress during
>> the download. Would that be possible to implement?
Not sure if we get feedback from "portsnap" which would allow a
reasonable / sane progress bar.
>> - pc-grubcfg does not start:
>> GLib (gthread-posix.c): Unexpected error from C library druing
>> 'pthread_mutex_lock': Operation not permitted. Aborting.
>> Abort trap
You mean "pc-bootconfig"? It seems to be fixed on the newer images.
>> - In the warden config, shouldn't the temp dir point to /tmp or /var/tmp
>> by default instead of /usr/jails?
Possibly, I'll have to check into this.
>> - Installing a Debian Linux Jail with the warden does not work: the
>> download script exits because iso.cdn.pcbsd.org cannot be resolved.
I have some updated scripts for this, will be adding soon.
>> - Though I set the Warden temp dir to /tmp, aria tries to download to
Same as above :)
>> I think that's it for now, apart from the things I listed, it's a very
>> nice installation. :-)
>> The installation itself went smoothly
> Any feedback on this?
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