'Partial' X upgrade, now locked out of X server
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
root at pukruppa.de
Wed Mar 31 06:53:13 PST 2004
On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Paul A. Hoadley wrote:
> It looks like I have upgraded parts of XFree86 while installing some
> other ports, and I now seem unable to make even local connections to
> my X server. I must admit, X is something I set up years ago on this
> machine, and have just set and forgot---as such, I do not even have a
> good appreciation for what information might be useful for people to
> help me debug this.
I guess the best idea would be to have a look at
and try how far you get on your own.
Also you should save your old XF86Config somewhere. It's syntax
has changed from XFree86-3 to XFree86-4, but probably you will be
able to recognize most important settings.
> While I am keen to get suggestions on how to correct this access
> control glitch, I would be happy to fully upgrade X if that's
> recommended. Somewhat embarrassingly, I'm not even sure how this
> should be done---via ports?
Either via /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4 or pkg_add -r XFree86-4
or /stand/sysinstall --> post install configurations
> mailto:paulh at logicsquad.net
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