UFS installation correct ?
freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Jan 3 19:41:48 UTC 2017
On Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:10:06 +0100, swjatoslaw gerus wrote:
> " ... I am calculate on the worst case ... " -Napoleon
> Author deleted both linux and have not network acess(communicated from
> public cafe)
The advice has been to remove _one_ of the Linux installations
(the one that doesn't work).
> Author have a time to test any possible combination ( as Mr.Edison)
> 100 time's .
The suggested approaches and the documentation hasn't been
followed; instead, strange assumptions and misdecisions have
been made. The presented outputs and system reactions do not
allow a proper recognition of what actually happened.
This hardly leads to a functional operating system installation.
And if it did, it's pure luck. :-)
> To date installed -last step asked reboot pressed button with
> ( tested case's sandisk out ,press button reboot without poweroff
> or poweroff sandisk out poweron & )
> End result
> multiuser installation -enter or 1
> this some work
> login : root
> passwd : xxxxxxx
> in tty cat ,more ls ,man work but mutiple commands
> as xinit ,loadkeys ,iwconfig - command not exist
For X to work, you need to install X first.
FreeBSD does not have "loadkeys" or "iwconfig". For setting up
your keyboard, run the command "bsdinstall" and select your
keyboard, which I already suggested. Networking can also be
configured with "bsdinstall", the command line tool for this
task is "ifconfig" (see "man ifconfig" for details).
> Author tested single user installation -system going to test mode
> ,to shell mode
> not work to date
The single user mode is only used for emergencies. FreeBSD
usually operates in multi-user mode (which is the default boot
mode, and this is fully correct).
> Author demand english ,but notebook and extra keyboard is germany
> tested all germany keyboards ,which are offered by installer
> in loader test correct no ÄÖÜ but "? - work correctly)
> but after login with root "?-\ work false ,but decision for this
> problem can be
> found later.
The missing Umlauts are a problem I encountered as well.
Even though the Y and Z are in the correct place, and the
punctiation keys as well as the "shifted numbers" and even
the Alt Gr codes for brackets and braces work as intended,
Umlauts do not work. I think this is due to the new concole
subsystem (vt instead of sc) and the incorporation of UTF-8.
But don't bother with that stuff. Install X. Keyboard and
Umlauts and Eszett will work within X without a problem
once you've selected the correct keyboard layout for X.
So your next steps should involve installing and configuring
X (which it does automatically), install a window manager
to your personal preferences, and
Here is the relevant documentation:
Also review my previous messages in which I explained how to
use ~/.xinitrc in order to configure your window manager.
There are also suggestions of window managers you could try.
I suggest you test KDE or Xfce first if you feel you need a
full-featured desktop environment.
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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