Cannot startx on FreeBSD10 Current

Koop Mast kwm at
Fri Jun 14 16:20:35 UTC 2013

On 14-6-2013 18:11, Walter Hurry wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:56:26 +0000, Miguel Clara wrote:
>> I had the same issue the first time I've built Xorg, when I've first
>> read:
>> "As of revision r235859 of FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT, no patches should be
>> needed to get GEM/KMS. See Intel_GPU
>> <> for more details." at
>> I assume It worked out of the box just b installing Xorg...
>> Intel_GPU <> page however pointed me
>> to the right direction, which is:
>> WITH_NEW_XORG=true and WITH_KMS=true to /etc/make.conf.  and then
>> rebuild (portmaster -f for example) and it now starts.
>> I still have some problems though... I can't switch to console with
>> CRTL+ALT+F1...2..3... etc I get a very weired screen, like my kde all
>> nuts... the good thing is I can at least switch back to kde.
>> I also noted that at shutdown/reboot I get a black screen .... nothing
>> shows on screen, I just have to wait for it to turn off... I get the
>> feeling that this is somehow related!
>> Please note that I'm using a Acer S3 Ultrabook with a integrated Intel
>> card... AMD info is here:
> Thanks for the reply.
> Well, this is in a VM, which reports the graphics adapter as:
> vgapci0 at pci0:0:2:0:	class=0x030000 card=0x00000000 chip=0xbeef80ee
> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>      vendor     = 'InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH'
>      device     = 'VirtualBox Graphics Adapter'
>      class      = display
>      subclass   = VGA
> When I put the two suggested enties into make.conf, xorg-server fails to
> compile, saying that it requires dri >= 7.8, whereas my installed dri is
> 7.6.1_3,2 (from the Ports collection).
You will need to run portmaster/portupgrade -a first to update your 
installed ports first. Mostly dri/libGL/libdrm. Did you know that the 
emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions port has xorg-server drivers for 
virtualbox video.

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