Fw: X does not want to start
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 26 17:13:51 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 11:19 -0500, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 11:15 AM, Robert Noland <rnoland at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 16:40 +0200, Stevan Tiefert wrote:
> > > > I have no xorg.conf created. The X-Server is configuring himself.
> > > Here is
> > > > the /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
> > I generally do not recommend running without a config... If it works
> > great, but can expose problems with your installed drivers, since it
> > tries to load everything it can find. It also means that you can't set
> > any options and depending on which driver you are using, some of them
> > are needed.
> > Please try running X -configure and installing the resulting config
> > in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> > robert.
> > --
> > Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
> > FreeBSD
> I'm actually experiencing the same issue with one of my ATI's, haven't dug
> into it yet. If it the same as mine, X -configure will fail also.
This can be caused by having stale outdated drivers installed. When X
runs without a config (like it does when you run X -configure) it tries
to load every driver that it can find. So, having one old or broken
driver installed can cause it to fail.
Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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