X support on HP Eiltebook laptop
erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Fri Mar 30 05:13:21 UTC 2012
On Friday 30 March 2012 11:53:03 Jin Guojun wrote:
> Unfortunately, X and startx will crash too if X -configure crashes :-)
is this a new feature?
Isn't xorg.conf processed at all anymore? I am under the impression that X stops probing when the configuration in xorg.conf works.
Of course, I did not give X the drivers for probing for hardware which is not in the box.
> From: Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com>
> To: freebsd-x11 at freebsd.org
> Cc: Jin Guojun <jguojun at sbcglobal.net>; hardware at freebsd.org; x11 at freebsd.org
> Sent: Thu, March 29, 2012 6:50:33 PM
> Subject: Re: X support on HP Eiltebook laptop
> On Friday 30 March 2012 05:01:02 Jin Guojun wrote:
> > I tried to install FreeBSD 8.3-RC1 (both 32-bit i386 and 64-bit amd64) on this
> > machine, and X -configure coredumps, so X Window cannot run on this machine.
> I never use X-configure but copy xorg.conf from a machine with a running
> configuration and change the settings to fit the different hardware.
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