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by A-dog
Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: FreeBSD 10.0 upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 4714

Re: FreeBSD 10.0 upgrade

I've read about this, because I've recompiled my kernel already. What I understand is that if the contents of /boot/old_kernel are the original you make a directory named GENERIC and copy the contents of old_kernel into GENERIC. Then it should update okay.
by A-dog
Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: automount question
Replies: 2
Views: 4026

automount question

When I boot into GhostBSD the desktop will automount my windows directory twice and also some errors with hal. So I will get scsi meta-data and meta-data. The error with hal is [Cannot mount volume Error org.freedesktop.HalDevice.UnknownError] Also the scsi meta-data drives cannot be opened. The met...
by A-dog
Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: dual boot with linux
Replies: 12
Views: 13190

Re: dual boot with linux

good point
wasn't thinking
by A-dog
Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: dual boot with linux
Replies: 12
Views: 13190

Re: dual boot with linux

download something like aptosid live cd, it has gparted which will resize your partition. If you use a uefi mainboard you could use its bootloader. Othewise, update-grub , there is also for the uefi boards efibootmgr that should be ran in linux. As far as looking at the contents of other systems, or...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found
Replies: 21
Views: 45506

Re: fatal server error - no screens found

I am also a newbee, and I just had that problem on my first install. When you load the cd and it gets to the cli to login go to root [su] then type ee /etc/X11/xorg.conf go down to where the driver is identified and change it to "vesa" press esc, press a, press a type in exit to go back to user typ...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: hplip geneic usb kernel --solved--
Replies: 4
Views: 6099

Re: hplip geneic usb kernel

http://daemon-notes.com/articles/desktop/hplip/hplip

The above address has the right instructions


to make the scanner work do :cd /usr/local/etc/sane.d/hp.conf
by A-dog
Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: hplip geneic usb kernel --solved--
Replies: 4
Views: 6099

Re: hplip geneic usb kernel

I did compile a kernel and remove device lpt. dmesg | grep ugen sees hewlett packad as usb2 so maybe it will work. ugen1.5: <vendor 0x0cf3> at usbus1 ugen1.6: <ATHEROS> at usbus1 ugen2.2: <Hewlett-Packard> at usbus2 ugen0.1: <0x8086> at usbus0 ugen1.1: <Intel> at usbus1 ugen2.1: <0x1912> at usbus2 u...
by A-dog
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found
Replies: 21
Views: 45506

Re: fatal server error - no screens found

I just compiled my first BSD kernel and not only changed lpt to gen but noticed that vesa is compiled into the kernel. That should explain why I had to go to the vesa driver to bring up X.
by A-dog
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: hplip geneic usb kernel --solved--
Replies: 4
Views: 6099

hplip geneic usb kernel --solved--

I've installed hplip but it tells me I need to compile a new kernel.When I try to do that ( custom kernel ) I'm missing a kernel configuration file. I've tried rebuilding the world and kernel using source code development instructions for 3.5 source. still no kernel configuration file. The message I...
by A-dog
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found
Replies: 21
Views: 45506

Re: fatal server error - no screens found

I'm using amd64. I have an intel I5 proc. and uefi board.