5.3-BETA1 for Alpha available

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 25 12:07:26 PDT 2004

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 11:31:54AM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote..
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 10:28:12AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 05:00:27PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > > It may never have worked. I've had nothing but panics and problems on
> > > my Miata whenever I wanted to use the TGA2 adapter.
> > 
> > I don't think we ever got testing on anything other than TGA1.
> Does it make sense to remove syscons from GENERIC? I mean, it's annoying

No, that would be overly radical.

If TGA causes problems we should de-orbit TGA from the installkernel.

I think that a normal VGA card should not cause any problems.

Actually, I am gonna try this now...  stay tuned (my systems normally
run from serial consoles, and that is how I tested the ISOs before

> to have to hook up a serial console when you have a monitor and keyboard
> right in front of you, but if syscons is going to cause panics that make
> a normal install of FreeBSD impossible then we're actually better off.

Wilko Bulte				wilko at FreeBSD.org

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