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

kesa at himalia.fi kesa at himalia.fi
Fri Jan 24 09:40:17 PST 2014

Kris Moore kirjoitti 2014-01-24 19:19:
> On 01/24/2014 12:14, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 01/24/2014 12:09, kesa at himalia.fi wrote:
>>> Kris Moore kirjoitti 2014-01-24 18:37:
>>>> On 01/24/2014 11:30, kesa at himalia.fi wrote:
>>>>> kesa at himalia.fi kirjoitti 2014-01-23 20:09:
>>>>>> Kris Moore kirjoitti 2014-01-23 17:51:
>>>>>>> On 01/23/2014 11:27, kesa at himalia.fi wrote:
>>>>>>>> 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.
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>>>>>>> That is odd. When it booted the installer it "just worked"? When 
>>>>>>> you
>>>>>>> first boot the installed system, did the "Accept this resolution"
>>>>>>> screen
>>>>>>> ever come up?
>>>>>>> I'm adding some more verbosity to the video wizard, so hopefully
>>>>>>> we can
>>>>>>> nail this down :)
>>>>>> The first part of the install, the system booted from the DVD, 
>>>>>> worked
>>>>>> without any problems. The second part, after rebooting, nothing 
>>>>>> showed
>>>>>> up in X. It just blinked the text "Configuring X " and couple 
>>>>>> other
>>>>>> similar texts and then it changed to black screen with a slight
>>>>>> intensity change (or my imagination).
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>>>>> I noticed that the announced RC5 is the same version as what I was
>>>>> already using with the latest issue. And it states that it is 
>>>>> likely
>>>>> going to be the final one. So my question is, how does the process 
>>>>> of
>>>>> resolving the issue continue? I mean, do I start testing with the
>>>>> STABLE images? I would really like this to get resolved because the 
>>>>> X
>>>>> server has already been working and therefore solution to the issue
>>>>> should be within reach.
>>>> I'm still investigating the issue. Since it works from install, 
>>>> there
>>>> has to be something different happening in the X detection routine 
>>>> at
>>>> the first-bootup that isn't via the installer. I'm going to go 
>>>> through
>>>> that today and see if we can get a fix in for the final release.
>>>> If you could boot the installer, and check the /etc/X11/xorg.conf 
>>>> file
>>>> it uses, can you send me the very bottom "Device" section? Is it
>>>> automatically using "intel" with a BusID of 0:2:0?
>>> This is from the xorg.conf of the installer. Taken with xterm 
>>> launched
>>> from the disk partitioning expert mode.
>>> Section "Device"
>>>         Identifier      "Card0"
>>>         Driver          "intel"
>>>         BusID           "0:2:0"
>>> EndSection
>>> I remember that the xorg.conf of the booted system had the BusID set
>>> to 0:2:0. The only difference was that the Driver "intel" was not 
>>> there.
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>> One last question. During the install, did you happen to pick, or 
>> notice
>> if the NVIDIA driver was installed?
> Ok, mystery solved. I already committed the fixes, but it didn't make 
> it
> into the packages built for RC5.. The fix will be included in the next
> package / ISO ;)

That is great! I already spammed the list with a response to your 
earlier question before I saw this post. Sorry about that.

Anyway, thank you for your work and patience. I will, of course, test 
the next ISO again when it comes and confirm the results to the tracker.

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