[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD -STABLE (9.2-BETA2) Images available

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Mon Aug 19 23:30:47 PDT 2013


On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 10:04:39AM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
> 
> 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.
> Fixed!
> 
> >>
> >> - 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.
> Fixed
> 
> >>
> >> - 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
> >>   /usr/jails/.download/base.txz
> >>
> 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
> >



Thanks for working on this.

Lars
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