arnuld <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> hai all,
>
> i am not able to configure my X-Windows system. i will be brief:
>
> 1.)  ASUS K8V-MX motherboard running AMD64 Athlon
> 2.) VIA K8M800, VIA 8T237R chipsets.
>
> i downloaded FreeBSD 6.1 last night & have verified the "md5sum".
> "Xorg -configure" does not work. GNOME is installed. then i tried
> "xorgconfig -textmode" which worked & after checking my mouse,
> keyboard etc it shows me the "video card list" which contains only 2
> drivers "ati" & "vmware" & nothing else.  so i tried both drivers,
> "ati" & "vmware" & edited "ttyv8" line in "/etc/ttys" to "on" from
> "off". but all i get is Black Terminal.
>
> does anybody has any idea on how i can configure X?

You don't necessarily need to with X.org: 
on many systems it can run just fine without any config file.

> (i used to run Fedora Core 4 before that which installs "vesa" driver
> for my VGA & it ran fine in "1024x768" mode. i have used FreeBSD 5.4
> once which did show me a long list of drivers for my "video card"
> including "vesa" & i ran my box with that & it was fine but with this
> new FreeBSD i dont have any choice except 2 drivers i mentioned. )

Do you have the xorg-server port installed?
[Look at the pkg_info(1) output.]
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