Issue with XFree86-4, didn't install XFree86-4-Server

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Oct 10 14:59:41 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 10:01:26AM +1300, Drew Broadley wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an issue where I have installed WindowMaker-0.8.x from ports, and it installed every
> dependancy apart from XFree86-4-Server.
> I try to install XFree86-4-Server seperately and get :
> 	===>	XFree86-Server-4.4.0_4 is part of XFree86-4
> yet, when I try to startx with `/usr/X11R6/bin/wmaker` after a wmaker.inst I get:
> 	xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2):  no server "X" in PATH
> 	[snip]
> I have updated my locate.db and tried to find X with no success.
> Any ideas ?

You forgot to mention what version of FreeBSD you're running; on 5.x
the default is to use the xorg ports instead, which has its own server

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