Cannot switch tty's after install xorg, gnome and gdm
elvis4526 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 17:45:04 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Rob Farmer <rfarmer at predatorlabs.net>wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 21:13, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 23 Jan 2011, Rob Farmer wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 07:32, LOL <elvis4526 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi guys.
> >>> On every release of freebsd that i tried (-CURRENT, -STABLE, -RELEASE)
> >>> everything goes fine until I install xorg, gdm and gnome by packages
> >>> or not it does not make any difference. When I boot with
> >>> gnome_enable="YES" , and gdm start, when I try to change tty, on every
> >>> tty, its a black screen and my monitor tell me, power saving mode
> >>> enable until I switch back to gdm. I installed the xf86-video-ati
> >>> driver and I have an ati radeon HD 5770.
> >> The correct driver for recent ATI cards is xf86-video-radeonhd. And
> >> try the WITHOUT_NOUVEAU knob as David suggests.
> > Actually, the radeon driver from xf86-video-ati is more solid and likely
> > work reliably, even with newer cards. Features for 5000-series cards are
> > sparse, though. It appears that work on radeonhd has dropped off.
> Sorry - I seem to have gotten confused between "radeon" (which comes
> from the ati package) and "radeonhd" which is separate - and just
> froze my system as I was figuring this out :).
> Rob Farmer
Thanks for the answer, I tried to recompile with the WITHOUT_NOUVEAU knobs
and it doesn't change anything. Thanks for help I'll try on the x11 list.
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