no X after installing xorg + xfce
yanegomi at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 04:36:51 UTC 2011
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 9:28 PM, <"Thomas Mueller
>> 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 :(
>> Is it not automatically installed when one goes into
>> /usr/ports/x11/xorg, and runs make install clean?
> You would get the xorg server with the xorg metaport/megaport.
> One thing I can think of is a little dirty trick I have seen in FreeBSD but not NetBSD or Linux, X comes up but no response to mouse or keyboard.
> I ran startx, got twm with its windows, but no response to mouse or keyboard.
> Cure was, to include in /etc/rc.conf
This seems like more of a question@ issue.
I doubt that the above claim is at fault, given past experience.
What does /var/log/Xorg.0.log say, and what does your xorg.conf
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