amd64/87748: can't initialize X

C.W.Hann cwhann at
Thu Oct 20 12:20:16 PDT 2005

>Number:         87748
>Category:       amd64
>Synopsis:       can't initialize X
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-amd64
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Oct 20 19:20:14 GMT 2005
>Originator:     C.W.Hann
>Release:        6.0 rc1
It can't initialize X. vidio card is NVIDIA GoForce 6100. The folloing is the output of log:

X Window System Version 6.8.2
Release Date: 9 February 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.8.2
Build Operating System: FreeBSD 6.0 amd64 [ELF] 
Current Operating System: FreeBSD 6.0-RC1 FreeBSD 6.0-RC1 #0: Sun Oct  9 20:36:12 UTC 2005     root at rat.samsco.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
Build Date: 02 October 2005
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
	(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
	(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri Oct 21 02:22:38 2005
(EE) Unable to locate/open config file
(II) Module ABI versions:
	X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.2
	X.Org Video Driver: 0.7
	X.Org XInput driver : 0.4
	X.Org Server Extension : 0.2
	X.Org Font Renderer : 0.4
(II) Loader running on freebsd
(II) LoadModule: "bitmap"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libbitmap.a
(II) Module bitmap: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
	compiled for 6.8.2, module version = 1.0.0
	Module class: X.Org Font Renderer
	ABI class: X.Org Font Renderer, version 0.4
(II) Loading font Bitmap
(II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libpcidata.a
(II) Module pcidata: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
	compiled for 6.8.2, module version = 1.0.0
	ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 0.7
(--) Using syscons driver with X support (version 549739036674.0)
(--) using VT number 9

Fatal server error:
xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io for extended I/O
just type:
#Xorg -configure
#X -config

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