[PC-BSD Testing] new rolling release on staging no vesa mode option

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jun 27 19:18:12 PDT 2013

 Gotcha, I'll add that option again in the next ISo for you. I was hoping the newer xorg would eliminate the need for this, but guess not :-/

Kris Moore
PC-BSD / iXsystems

On Jun 27, 2013, at 4:43 PM, "Ira & Kathy Taylor" <i.taylor1 at verizon.net> wrote:

> I have an intel hd4000, so I need to be able to choose the vesa mode when it first boots, this option is no longer available on the grub menu.  So I can't get booted up the first time after the install, so I am in catch22 land.
> before I would choose vesa mode finish the install then replace the xorg.conf and reboot but I am SOL at the moment.
> So having the vesa mode in the boot up is critical.
> Ira Taylor
> -----Original Message----- From: Kris Moore
> Sent: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:39 PM
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD Status Update
> On 06/20/2013 11:50, nemysis wrote:
>>> For those helping us test the rolling-release now, I hope to have a new
>>> ISO + package set available in the next week or so, which includes the
>>> new GRUB boot-loader for Boot-Environments. I will post back details on
>>> how to manually setup / test this feature in the near future. Once these
>>> new features have stabilized a bit further, we will begin to issue
>>> general updates for users of the old 9.1-RELEASE from January to upgrade
>>> to 9.1 Rolling Release.
>> Hi Kris,
>> Thanks for the update and awesome PC-BSD.
>> I have moved to FreeBSD/PC-BSD/TrueOS and no more use GRUB, I prefer FreeBSD boot loader (boot0cfg).
>> I am not using ZFS but use UFS+SUJ.
>> Could you have a option to have in install Menu both FreeBSD boot loader (boot0cfg) and GRUB?
>> Regards,
>> nemysis
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> Its not planned going forward, since we are standardizing on ZFS.
> However if you *really* want to use UFS / boot0, then you can install
> regular FreeBSD, then just grab our packages from the repo, and end up
> with a hybrid. Be warned though, more and more of our utils are going to
> be using ZFS features as time goes on.
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