amd64/87898: Failt to init X: can't open device/io
scottl at samsco.org
Mon Oct 24 06:57:25 PDT 2005
I think that we should revert to making the mem and io devices present
by default in the kernel. People are constantly tripping over the
current scheme. We can define a kernel option (i.e. NO_IO_DEVICE) for
those who specifically want to exclude it.
Eric Anholt wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR amd64/87898; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Eric Anholt <eta at lclark.edu>
> To: Chunwei Han <cwhann at gmail.com>
> Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: amd64/87898: Failt to init X: can't open device/io
> Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 22:16:33 -0700
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> If you've been following -current, please follow /usr/src/UPDATING and
> add "device io" And "device mem" to your kernel config.
> If you've set securelevel (sysctl kern.securelevel) to a level higher
> than the default -1, please do not set it, as it's mutually exclusive
> with running an X Server.
> Eric Anholt eta at lclark.edu
> http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/ anholt at FreeBSD.org
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