On 29/01/2008, doug <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: > > > On 29/01/2008, Siraj Shaikh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> On 29/01/2008, doug <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >>> On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: > >>> > >>>> One question: I have just installed FreeBSD 6.3, and tried "startx" > >>>> but it isnt coming up, giving some sort of error. Am I missing > >>>> something here? I did choose for "Windows X" during the FreeBSD setup > >>>> - shall I do a port upgrade? > >>>> > >>>> Thanks > >>> > >>> This is really a new thread. The handbook Chapter 5, The X Window System > >>> has the > >>> steps to follow. If your video card is support, it will just work. > >>> > >>> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-install.html > >>> > >>> > >> > >> I installed FreeBSD 6.3 and asked for X during the step. The link only > >> shows me how to add the X package. Shall I add the package right on > >> top now, or shall I remove X first, and then install the port/package > >> after that? > >> > >> Thanks > >> > > I have just reinstalled Xorg (using the xorg port) and tried startx > > again but it doesnt work. The error message is something like > > > > (EE) Failed to load module "fbdev" (module does not exist, 0) > > (WW) I810: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) found > > (II) Module "ddc" already built-in > > (EE) VESA(0): No matching modes > > (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration > > > > Fatal server error: > > no screens found > > X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown) > > > > Please help!!! > > This looks like you did not configure X. As the handbook 5.4.2 says if startx > does not work you need to run: Xorg -configure and then test that with > > Xorg -config xorg.conf.new > > If your Xorg is < 7.3 you have to do this. Depending on the defaults selected > and your video card, you may need to edit your screen section. Xorg 7 did not > work for me. In Xorg 6 all setup is manual and required. My screen section: > > Section "Screen" > Identifier "Screen0" > Device "Card0" > Monitor "Monitor0" > # DefaultDepth 16 > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 1 > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 4 > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 8 > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 15 > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 16 > Modes "1280x1024" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 24 > Modes "1280x1024" > EndSubSection > EndSection > > > I did configure Xorg as it said in the handbook, but after that the test didnt work, still gave me the same error. I then installed from a port (I assume that will be the latest Xorg 7.3 is it? How can I check what version do I have?
What is way forward now? uninstall this and install Xorg 6? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"