Odd x.org problem with amd64 and linux emulation
dmk at ncf.ca
Fri Sep 30 16:18:47 UTC 2011
On September 30, 2011 11:41:40 AM Gary Palmer wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:20:50AM -0400, Dwayne MacKinnon
> > Hi all,
> > Forgive the cross-post... the problem seemed quite applicable to
> > both. I recently received a new Dell OptiPlex 390, and decided to
> > FreeBSD amd64 on it. Everything's working ok, as it is a work
> > and the fact that I have no 2d or 3d acceleration doesn't matter.
> > I've run into an odd problem though. When I try to start up
> > It complains that it can't open DISPLAY :0. If I set the DISPLAY
> > environment variable to localhost:0, it opens just fine. I installed
> > linux- firefox and it displayed the same behaviour.
> > My i386 box does not have this problem. DISPLAY is set to :0 and
> > acroread opens just fine.
> > Any ideas? Or am I just going to have to set up my .kde4/env
> > to set DISPLAY to localhost:0?
> > I'm running a recent (Sept 28th) 8-STABLE amd64 with an up to
> > ports tree.
> > I would appreciate a cc as I am not subscribed to either of these
> This may be relevant:
That seems quite likely. I will keep on with my workaround and keep an
eye on the list archives. Thanks everyone.
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