On Thu, 2008-12-11 at 15:56 +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote: > > - on almost all my machines I have problems with CD/DVD drives, mostly > > things like READ_BIG timeout, etc. I tried almost everything (disabling > > ACPI, DMA, upgrading the drive BIOS, etc), disabling DMA resolved some > > problems, but it's still impossible to burn a DVD for example. > > i don't have. i use only atapicam+cd driver, no acd.
Of course I tried atapicam too (I even removed acd totally from the kernel), but it doesn't resolve the problem(s) > > > - my mouse (a Logitec MX 300, USB) is still undetected at boot. Every > > time I have to unplug/plug it after boot. Not a big deal I admit, but > > boring. > > - USB mass storage plug/unplug sometimes causes system panic. I know > > never got such thing, except when i forgot to unmount > "except when i forgot to unmount" -> yep, the problem lies here, it's so natural to just unplug an USB device > > that this is a well known bug that require some rearchitecting and that > > a proper umount has always been the way to umount a drive, but, > > honestly, you cannot seriously convince someone to use FreeBSD with > > things like this ... > > - Altough ports are fantastic, building things like OpenOffice or ... is > > just inhuman, especially when you cannot use -j for building ports (but > > it's being resolved I think). Of course there are packages, but it's far > > less friendly to use (and manage) than apt-get/dpkg. > > you may pkg_add from ftp repository of course .. too bad that there is no pkg_upgrade -- Julien Cigar Belgian Biodiversity Platform http://www.biodiversity.be Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Campus de la Plaine CP 257 Bâtiment NO, Bureau 4 N4 115C (Niveau 4) Boulevard du Triomphe, entrée ULB 2 B-1050 Bruxelles Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] @biobel: http://biobel.biodiversity.be/person/show/471 Tel : 02 650 57 52 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"