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.] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"