On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Rusty Nejdl <rne...@ringofsaturn.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:33:00 +0530, Masoom Shaikh <masoom.sha...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Hello, > > Last Saturday I installed 8.0-RC2 from source by compiling on 7.1 > installation. building and installing was smooth as always has been. Then I > pkg_add'ed xorg and KDE4, this was painless too. I am very disappointed with > my experience > > problem # 1 > The problem is KDE4 is not able to display anti aliased fonts. I have made > the required changes to make it work, of course, in System Settings -> > Appearance -> Fonts > Hinting -> Full, and there is is one more option, the name i cannot recall > ATM, I have set it to RGB. DPI to 96......this is has worked for all > combination of installs I have used so far, viz KDE3 on FreeBSD-6.x to > KDE4.1.x on FreeBSD-7.x and KDE4.2 on FreeBSD-8.0RC1 > > problem # 2 > I observed that both FreeBSD8.0-RC1 and FreeBSD8.0-RC2, simply freeze due > to no reason. The pain is I don't get a core dump. When it freezes the only > option is to hard boot by reseting the power. This might need more > information to guess the cause. I will give basic info. This is Dell > Inspiron 1525 Laptop, with Intel Core2. My suspect mostly goes to wpi > driver, no proof, just my gut feeling. > > problem # 3 > starting with 8.0 wpi driver no longer is the interface, wlanX is to be > created. this is not news, but every time I manually create the wlan0 > interface and spawn wpa_supplicant. This shuould be automatic, as I have > followed the guidelines of rc.conf(5). I can provide output of > rc_debug="YES" if someone is willing. How can i install all files under /etc > from the source ? > > Masoom Shaikh > > Regarding #2, I suggest disabling ACPI. I also had system freezes > happen on my computer until I did this but this has always been an ongoing > issue with my system and I lose nothing by turning it off. > > Sincerely, > Rusty Nejdl > http://networking.ringofsaturn.com > how do we disable acpi ? is it hw.acpi.disable_on_reboot ? if it is I guess I shud set it to 1 in loader.conf, it still remains 0 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"