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My experience testing ghostbsd and some questions....

Post by chrisfromgreece » Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:18 am

At first i need to say that ghostbsd has very nice performance in everything better than linux.
From playing hd videos online, browsing etc etc
Very fast system and stable.
My hp printer was installed just fine (from ports+pkgs)

The problems are the following :
1) I cant make pinnacle usb tv tuner to work ! from what i know they say its compatible with bsd
2) I can't make bluetooth to work its bad cause i need my bluetooth speakers to watch movies from my bed
3) I can't find a way creating a bootable usb from iso
4) I tried to burn an iso to a dvd it couldn't ! show an error message
5) No matter what filesystem i choose it just won't run from my ssd (team l2) it installs without a message but the
installed system is almost unusable , random reboots etc etc

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Re: My experience testing ghostbsd and some questions....

Post by NevilleGoddard » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:53 am

Hi, chrisfromgreece.
There is some support for Pinnacle TV tuners. Take a look here. https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/tvcard.html.

Put bktr_load="YES" into /boot/loader.conf or bktr into kld_list in /etc/rc.conf and reboot.

For the bluetooth speakers, have a look at this https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_ ... ?id=203745. I'm using bluetooth for file transfers and it works very well. Have a look here. viewtopic.php?f=76&t=970&p=5633&hilit=bluetooth#p5633. You have to create an hcsecd.conf file.

0) Add your device to /etc/bluetooth/hcsecd.conf

device {
bdaddr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;
name "BT audio device";
key nokey;
pin "0000";
}

1) /etc/rc.d/hcsecd onestart
2) hccontrol -n ubt0hci write_authentication_enable 1
3) Now switch on pairing
4) hccontrol -n ubt0hci create_connection xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx

5) Install cuse4bsd-kmod from ports or set HAVE_CUSE=YES for 11-current.
6) kldload cuse4bsd or cuse

Then try to pair the devices.

To make a bootable usb, while using FreeBSD, use the command:

# dd if=/path/to/GhostBSD11xxxxx.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m conv=sync

If this doesn't work, tell us what goes wrong.

What program did you use to burn the iso to a dvd? What was the error message? K3b should work well. Try that.

I don't know what the ssd problem is . Maybe its a BIOS setting problem. Does it work properly with FreeBSD or Linux?
Can you try installing on a mechanical hard drive to see if there is the same problem?
I used to get random reboots, but it was a RAM problem, not a hard drive problem.

Good luck!

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Re: My experience testing ghostbsd and some questions....

Post by chrisfromgreece » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:25 pm

About the dd my mistake was that i used the /dev/ address shown when i run the command df
Later i learned that usb devices has /dev/da name
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I will try your advice for my dvb

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Re: My experience testing ghostbsd and some questions....

Post by chrisfromgreece » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:58 am

On Trueos the ssd works fine !
Maybe ghostbsd has a problematic partition option ?

NevilleGoddard wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:53 am
Hi, chrisfromgreece.
There is some support for Pinnacle TV tuners. Take a look here. https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/tvcard.html.

Put bktr_load="YES" into /boot/loader.conf or bktr into kld_list in /etc/rc.conf and reboot.

For the bluetooth speakers, have a look at this https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_ ... ?id=203745. I'm using bluetooth for file transfers and it works very well. Have a look here. viewtopic.php?f=76&t=970&p=5633&hilit=bluetooth#p5633. You have to create an hcsecd.conf file.

0) Add your device to /etc/bluetooth/hcsecd.conf

device {
bdaddr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;
name "BT audio device";
key nokey;
pin "0000";
}

1) /etc/rc.d/hcsecd onestart
2) hccontrol -n ubt0hci write_authentication_enable 1
3) Now switch on pairing
4) hccontrol -n ubt0hci create_connection xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx

5) Install cuse4bsd-kmod from ports or set HAVE_CUSE=YES for 11-current.
6) kldload cuse4bsd or cuse

Then try to pair the devices.

To make a bootable usb, while using FreeBSD, use the command:

# dd if=/path/to/GhostBSD11xxxxx.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m conv=sync

If this doesn't work, tell us what goes wrong.

What program did you use to burn the iso to a dvd? What was the error message? K3b should work well. Try that.

I don't know what the ssd problem is . Maybe its a BIOS setting problem. Does it work properly with FreeBSD or Linux?
Can you try installing on a mechanical hard drive to see if there is the same problem?
I used to get random reboots, but it was a RAM problem, not a hard drive problem.

Good luck!

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