On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 05:03:09PM +0200, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote: > On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Paul A. Hoadley wrote: > > > It looks like I have upgraded parts of XFree86 while installing some > > other ports, and I now seem unable to make even local connections to > > my X server. I must admit, X is something I set up years ago on this > > machine, and have just set and forgot---as such, I do not even have a > > good appreciation for what information might be useful for people to > > help me debug this. > > I guess the best idea would be to have a look at > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11.html > and try how far you get on your own. > Also you should save your old XF86Config somewhere. It's syntax > has changed from XFree86-3 to XFree86-4, but probably you will be > able to recognize most important settings.
Thanks. I did bite the bullet and make the XFree86-4 port. I had originally wondered whether I could get away with the hybrid, but there didn't seem to be much point. > > While I am keen to get suggestions on how to correct this access > > control glitch, I would be happy to fully upgrade X if that's > > recommended. Somewhat embarrassingly, I'm not even sure how this > > should be done---via ports? > > Either via /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4 or pkg_add -r XFree86-4 Thanks Uli. I wasn't sure whether that port would install everything correctly in the standard places, but, of course, it does. -- Paul. mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
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