no X after installing xorg + xfce
lokadamus at gmx.de
lokadamus at gmx.de
Sat Sep 17 17:14:59 UTC 2011
On 09/16/11 02:05, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Antonio Olivares
> <olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear folks,
>> I hope this is the correct list to post this message.
>> I have successfully installed FreeBSD-9.0-BETA2 to an amd64 bit
>> machine, I have used the ports to install xfce and xorg. When I type
>> startx, I get a screen with a bunch of colors no mouse, no keyboard,
>> just colors. The machine has nvidia onboard graphics. I am trying to
>> get kernel sources installed via sysinstall to install nvidia-driver
>> but I can't get anywhere from any ftp site I select at random. I have
>> updated to latest sources available on the ports and it comes up the
>> same. I have to use the nv driver, should I try the nouveau driver?
>> What should I do? I want to help in testing and have no way to report
>> bugs as without X there's not much one can do :(
>> Thanks for advice/suggestions/comments. I am successfully running
>> FreeBSD 8.2 amd64 on three machines two at home and one at work in
>> case it is important/relevant in the thread.
> There is no X, I try to get information about the onboard video and I get
> VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
> BoardName "C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430]"
> I tried installing nouveau but it did not do any difference, screen is
> garbled no X.
> The BSD install setup was too fast and I did not select sources for
> kernel and now I can't install nvidia driver to see if I could get X
> working :(
> Again, I appreciate any input given to see how I can help in testing.
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Have you installed xorg-server? you can look with pkg_info | grep xorg
When i install a new system with gui, i forget most time xorg-server ;).
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