FIX: Re: X fails after upgrade to xorg-7.2;
FreeBSD AMD64 w/ Radeon 9600 Pro
spencer at io.com
Thu Jun 21 13:09:40 UTC 2007
On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 08:48:53PM -0400, Byron Campbell wrote:
> On Monday 18 June 2007 7:52:55 pm Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> > Byron Campbell wrote:
> > > On Sunday 17 June 2007 10:23:19 pm Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> > >>[...]
> Thanks for the input Mark. I did a make deinstall / reinstall
> of both xorg-7.2 and xorg-drivers-7.2.
I managed to get things working again after several days of trying
a number of things including portupgrade -f -a (which I needed to
I'm not sure this is a real fix, but X now works after I used
xorgconfig to generat an /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
startx works like a charm. The startup was perhaps five seconds
slower than I'm accustomed. Otherwise, ctl-alt-F1 gets me to a
console and ctl-alf-F9 takes me back to X.
Back to normal.
Before using xorgconfig, X -configure generated an xorg.conf that
gave me a black screen from which only a reboot could recover.
> Xorg -configure no longer reports the "undefind symbol...."
> but I still get a black screen when testing the config,
> with "out of range OSD when using a VGA to monitor cable, and
> just a black screen (no OSD message) with the DVI cable.
> Tried a second monitor also, same results. And under these
> conditions I can't Alt F2 etc. to console, but must hit
> the "reset" for a dirty reboot.
Same black screen happened here. Load increases until the box
either hangs completely or reboots, or I quickly log in remotely
> Xorg -configure now reports:
> (++) Using config file: "/root/xorg.conf.new"
> (WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID
> PCI:1:0:1) found
> (**) RADEON(0): RADEONPreInit
Same thing happened to me.
> Thanks Andy, Mark for your help. But it looks like it is time
> for plan #2; Reinstall from scratch but no X, cvsup ports to
> latest and then do a fresh install of xorg-7.2. Maybe this
> weekend's project...
Try using xorgconfig's result.
There are some niceties about the video that I'm lacking, but I
don't do those anyway.
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