Install X windows in Free BSD 4.8 - Help required.
vgeorge at groupwise.swin.edu.au
Thu Oct 30 19:16:15 PST 2003
Can someone help me?
I was trying to install X windows in my machine
The video card is shown as
agp0 <intel 82815 (i815) SVGA controller>
So modified the /boot/loader.conf and inserted a line
and rebooted the system to allow loading of the module
I aos creted a agp device note
#sh MAKEDEV agpgart
I used the /stand/sysintall command and used a fully graphical
interface for X server configuration.
I used a card mode i810 815
ver syn 50-100
hor syn 31.5 - 57.0
HF SVGA 1024 X 768 @ 70 Hz
I modified the /etc/ttys file to change the X windows terminal ttyp8 to
It came up with an error that the X windows confiugration failed.
When I rebooted the system, the X window screen came up. When I entered
the login name and password for root, nothing happened. The screen again
I am enclosing the output from the log file /var/log/XFree86.8.log
FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #0: Thu Apr 3 10:53:38 GMT
2003 root at freebsd-stable.sentex.ca:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
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