[PC-BSD Testing] CDN and other Comments

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 14:16:15 PDT 2013


Hi Jacob,

I have exactly the same videocard and do not have any issues. I downloaded
the 64 AMD iso cdn and there is a real good Nvidia driver included. No
issues here. It is working perfectly.

Best regards,
Hans


2013/7/12 Jacob . D <frag-artists at cox.net>

> Congrats on the new CDN!
>
> It is much faster than the mirror based system but occasionally , it drops
> to significantly lower levels of speed than the isc.org mirror I
> used,(60-530kbps) this happens , specifically in the afternoon between
> 12:00PM and 2:00PM American Central standard time or GMT -6, otherwise I
> get around 11-30MB/s.
>
>
> How ever, I continue to have Nvidia issues even though I have recently
> have purchased a new 520GT card, specifically the one listed at the PC-BSD
> hardware store..... it's an asus passively cooled 520.
>
> BUT!! instead of having issues with the card no matter which action I
> enact, this time problems only arise when I install the closed sourced
> driver from nvida's  website or through ports, ..the 310 driver
> specifically.
>
>
> the problems are exactly the same as before with the 210 card, which are
> discolored check boxes and buttons... some times they are a pink-ish
> purples (the checkboxes) and some buttons are completely covered up in a
> navy blue when you hover over them , making them impossible to read. this
> also happens when you hover over the app's name in the "installed" tab on
> app cafe.
>
> This does not happen on a clean install, with the full dvd version, but I
> am using the USB-LITE image now , since I lost my disc and don't have any
> spare to re-image or have a sufficently large enough USB-stick\drive as I
> have plenty of those, but only up to a limited 2GB capacity.
>
>
> My Guess would be both ports and the official driver from nvidia's site
> replaces some meta-package files , maybe or something else?
>
> are there any sort of log files I can attach or send for any one to
> analyze?
>
>
> Thanks!
>
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