Ivan "Rambius" Ivanov wrote: > Hello, > > This week upgraded my Acer TravelMate 4060 laptop from FreeBSD 7.0 to > FreeBSD 7.1 and also csup'ed my ports and portupgraded them and I am > not able to start X correctly. When I invoke startx, it tries to start > it and then the screen goes blank and black, nothing is seen on it and > I am no able to kill X using ctrl-alt-backspace or swtich to another > terminal and I have to cold reboot my machine. > > uname -r shows 7.1-RELEASE-p4 > > The version of xorg metaport is 7.4_1, the version of xorg-server is 1.6.0,1. > > After I did the portupgrade I rebooted my machine and the KDE display > manager failed to appear, so I disabled it from /etc/ttys for easier > debugging. After I logged in to a shell, I called startx and the > screen went blank and black. After I rebooted the machine I invoked > > X -configure > > as root and run > > X -config /root/xorg.conf.new > > and again the same problem.
The default screen when not running a WM/DE is no longer the familiar screen pattern / X mouse pointer, but a black screen. Go figure... You maybe having a working X and not know it. > I then tried to make ctrl-alt-backspace > work and I added the following section at the end of > /root/xorg.conf.new > > Section "ServerFlags" > Option "DontZap" "off" > EndSection > This should definitely work. > and called X -config /root/xorg.conf.new again - same results and > still could not kill ther server. I followed /usr/ports/UPDATING, > entry from 20090123 and disabled moused and added > > Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off" > > Browsing your xorg.conf, you forgot to add the keyword "Option" in front of "AllowEmptyInput". And actually this should also go the "ServerFlags" section. > in the ServerLayout section. Again X refuses to start appropriately. > > I would be very grateful if you help me in resolving this issue. > > I am attaching my xorg.conf file and the logs from /var/log/Xorg.0.log > and I will happily provide more information if needed. > > Thank you very much in advance. > > Regards > Rambius > > You can download my working xorg.conf from here: http://store.itsyourftp.com/~sonic2000gr/freebsd/xorg.conf.tar.gz It even includes some comments. Give it a try. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"