DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2009-09
Re: 2.4 install minor issues
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:2.4 looks great! The devfs stuff is very cool. I just had a couple of
:- On both machines I've installed, a Dimension 4500 and an Inspiron 8000,
:the "hit any key to reboot" after a halt doesn't cause a reboot
This is a known issue with USB keyboards. The system shutdown also
kills the usb. It still needs to be tracked down.
:- On a Studio 14z, I can't get either the CD or the DVD to boot using a
:plextor usb drive. The first dozen lines or so of boot messages appear and
:then the machine reboots. However, this same DVD drive boots fine with 2.4
:on an Acer netbook. I haven't had any trouble with internal DVD drives.
Hmm. boot messages from the kernel boot itself? It gets past the
loader, loads the kernel, but then dies while the kernel is probing
devices? That one might be hard to track down. You could try booting
with the menu option that disables ACPI.
:- Are devtab labels for multi-volumes with hammer working in fstab,
:newfs_hammer, or mount_hammer?
Totally untested. Multi-volume drive labels might not work as