Some problems installing dragonFly BSD. Can anybody help?

Matthias Rampke matthias.rampke at
Mon May 9 01:51:50 PDT 2011

On Montag, 9. Mai 2011 at 09:47, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
> One thing that happened both times: on startx, the laptop screen filled 
> with semi-random-looking blocks of colour for a split second before 
> going into the wm. I think I've seen this before on some linux 
> installs. Presumably X is configured to some default (vesa?) and not 
> the particular graphics card, screen, etc., I have on my laptop.
I don't think that's anything to worry about … I've once seen what I had on screen before the last reboot, so I guess this is just random contents of video RAM being displayed before anything is drawn over them.

On Samstag, 7. Mai 2011 at 17:44, Justin Sherrill wrote:
> This is a new bug, then, cause I think the original ath(4) problem is fixed. I don't have the right laptop and wireless combo to test. In any case, you may want to file a report including the network encryption type.

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