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Date:      Fri, 30 Jul 2010 14:16:13 -0400
From:      Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus@freebsd.org>
To:        Ian Fitzgerald <ianf@ozemail.com.au>
Cc:        freebsd-gnome@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Splash screen half-completed FBSD8.1 build
Message-ID:  <4C5316ED.3030702@freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <000001cb2fbd$8bb1f090$a315d1b0$@com.au>
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On 7/30/10 4:02 AM, Ian Fitzgerald wrote:
> 
> 
> -----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?

Yes.  It is being phased out of GNOME, too, but it's not gone yet.

Joe

-- 
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	gnome@FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome
http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome



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