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Date:      Fri, 30 Jul 2010 18:02:23 +1000
From:      "Ian Fitzgerald" <ianf@ozemail.com.au>
To:        "'Joe Marcus Clarke'" <marcus@freebsd.org>
Cc:        freebsd-gnome@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: Splash screen half-completed FBSD8.1 build
Message-ID:  <000001cb2fbd$8bb1f090$a315d1b0$@com.au>
In-Reply-To: <4C524EEF.90804@freebsd.org>
References:  <000001cb2f8e$1e2eb4b0$5a8c1e10$@com.au> <4C524EEF.90804@freebsd.org>

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-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Marcus Clarke [mailto:marcus@freebsd.org] 
Sent: Friday, 30 July 2010 2:03 PM
To: Ian Fitzgerald
Cc: freebsd-gnome@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Splash screen half-completed FBSD8.1 build

On 7/29/10 10:22 PM, Ian Fitzgerald wrote:
> I assume this is the correct group. Redirect me if not.
> 
>  
> 
> If have looked through my previous messages, but have not found a
reference
> to this. May have missed it.
> 
>  
> 
> Upgraded FreeBSD 8.0 to 8.1 by clean install from DVD. Previous version of
> gnome2 on FBSD8 was successful.
> 
> Starting hald, dbus, gnome from enabling in /etc/rc.conf
> 
> On boot, gets as far as green corduroy, central window with toggle-able OS
> message, no writable icon for login.
> 
> Lower tool bar includes from right, switch for restart/power-off (both
> non-effective), clock,  daVinci universal man icon which responds with a
> menu.
> 
>  
> 
> No top menu bar.
> 
>  
> 
> Where do I start to look?
> 
> Make sure procfs is mounted.
>
> Joe
>
> -- 
> Joe Marcus Clarke
> FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	gnome@FreeBSD.org
> FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome
> http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome

Thank you, that works.
Wiki suggests "Note that in FreeBSD procfs is being gradually phased out".
Is that the reason it is not a part of the distributed fstab?

ianf





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