[PC-BSD Testing] Additional log files for bug reports 909, 910 and 911

kesa at himalia.fi kesa at himalia.fi
Thu Jan 23 08:36:37 PST 2014

kesa at himalia.fi kirjoitti 2014-01-23 18:27:
> Kris Moore kirjoitti 2014-01-23 16:56:
>> On 01/23/2014 09:55, Kris Moore wrote:
>>> On 01/22/2014 05:37, kesa at himalia.fi wrote:
>>>> These bugs seem to be fixed now with 
>>>> PCBSD10.0-RELEASE-p4-01-17-2014.
>>>> However, there is a bug in the first boot. I made a new ticket 948,
>>>> but I can't access the tracker right now. So I'm posting in this
>>>> thread to link the hardware details.
>>>> After first stage install and booting the first time. The X server
>>>> goes to self configuration. At the end, it will try to launch the X
>>>> server. But this hangs in a black screen. I was able to launch the X
>>>> server and complete the second stage install after adding Driver
>>>> "intel" to the Device section in /etc/X11/xorg.conf while in a 
>>>> single
>>>> user mode.
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>>> So, does the X configuration work and let you do all the first-run
>>> wizard stuff, but the login manager fails to start?
>>> This may be a bug in in the Intel driver I've seen, where it can only
>>> run once, then it fails to start a second time. It may be that the
>>> reboot you did fixed the issue, before even adding "intel" to the
>>> xorg.conf section. Did you let it try and reboot first before going 
>>> to
>>> single-user mode?
>>> Also, whats your "pciconf -lv" again?
>> Nevermind on the pciconf, found your old post about it :)
> No it doesn't start the X server at all on the first boot. It hangs to
> the first boot graphical part where initial users get created etc. I
> did several reboot attempts that did all hang. I.e. I saw the login
> manager only once after adding the entry to the xorg.conf and
> completing the second stage of the install.
> Also, I made several installs as I'm not homing to the system before
> the final release and therefore I try to make a lot of testing. For
> some reason, I managed to fix it by adding the "intel" only on my
> first install. On the following reinstalls, it was always starting X
> server configuration which ended to the blank screen and when
> rebooting in single user mode, the Driver "intel" was missing again.
> I'm not sure what I did differently. If "# mount -o rw tank1/*/* /" (I
> looked the tank name with "mount -p") was not enough to make
> persistent changes to the files. Or if there was something else I did
> differently, since I didn't pay full attention on my first install. My
> experience is mostly from Windows so finding my way around is still a
> little experimental.

I don't know if these are relevant and sorry for not reporting before, 
but when booting, there are some xauth errors with words "pcbsd", "list" 
and "add". I didn't find the relevant logs and they scroll too fast to 
hand write so I didn't make a ticket for them.

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