Blank screen after existing X windows
stapleton.41 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 17 16:56:03 UTC 2006
On 7/17/06, Martin Miedema <martin.miedema at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jim Stapleton wrote:
> > On 7/17/06, Martin Miedema <martin.miedema at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I just installed FreeBSD 6.1 on my Thinkpad T23 (one of my first times
> >> using FreeBSD) and after wrestling my self through configuring X I'm
> >> having the following problem:
> >> X starts correctly and opens KDE but when I log it out it just shows a
> >> blank screen. I can blindly type shutdown -p now or startx (which starts
> >> X again normally.
> >> The only way for me to shutdown X without facing the blank screen
> >> appears to be by using CTRL-F1 and pressing CTRL+C
> >> Please let me know if you need any configuration files or logs etc.
> >> Thanks in advance,
> >> Martin Miedema.
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> > You might want to post the end of your xorg log file as of the error
> > (go to a non-x console after logging out of X but before restarting
> > it, grab the last full entry)
> > I had this issue before, it was caused by not having X setup right (I
> > think I loaded a module it didn't like or had the driver settings
> > slightly off), either way, making the config file slightly more
> > conservative with the driver fixed it. I can't remember what I did,
> > but the xorg.conf file made the error pretty obvious.
> > -Jim Stapleton
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> I have uploaded my Xorg.0.log / Xorg.0.log.old and xorg.conf in a zip
> file which is available at: http://cyberswordshideout.tk/bsdstuff.zip
Please put the file in the mail to the newsgroup, or if you really
don't want to put it here, host the plain-text, and not in an archive.
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