Kenzo - On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Kenzo wrote:
> You don't have to run /stand/sysinstall/. > you can edit the /etc/rc.conf file as follow. > you need to remove or comment out the dhcp part. > #ifconfig_xl0="DHCP" > > then, add your network config > defaultrouter="x.x.x.x" > ifconfig_xl0="inet x.x.x.x netmask 255.255.0.0" > reboot and you should be set. > As far as X, I never install it during the setup. > Why waste time to set it up, when it's most likely out of date. > always update your ports after the setup. > go to the /usr/ports/x11 and pick a window manager. > after installing it, go to the usr's dir and create a .xinitrc file. > add the running command to start x. If it's KDE use "exec startkde" or > "wmaker" for windowmaker. > then you need to run "XFree86 configure". It will probe your hardware and > setup some default settings. > if it works, then you can copy it to your /etc/X11 dir and tweak it as you > want. > Then type startx and it should load. > remember not to run X as root. Thanks - that's exactly what I needed. John Mills [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"