after upgrade, pcidata module is missing

Scott Bennett bennett at
Fri Mar 14 03:34:57 UTC 2008

     After completing (?) the upgrade process from 6.9 to 7.3, X dies
during startup with an error message to the effect that module "pcidata" is
missing.  (Log file appears below.)  Where do I get it, and where do I put
it in order to make X work again?

     ---------------Log file with error messages begins here---------------
X.Org X Server 1.4.0
Release Date: 5 September 2007
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE i386 
Current Operating System: FreeBSD hellas 6.3-STABLE FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE #130: Mon Mar 10 00:27:24 CDT 2008     bennett at hellas:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/SMP-hellas i386
Build Date: 13 March 2008  12:11:08AM
	Before reporting problems, check
	to make sure that you have the latest version.
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: Thu Mar 13 21:00:29 2008
(==) Using config file: "/usr/local/lib/X11/xorg.conf"
(==) ServerLayout " Configured"
(**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
(**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
(**) |   |-->Device "Card0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
(==) Automatically adding devices
(==) Automatically enabling devices
(WW) The directory "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/CID/" does not exist.
	Entry deleted from font path.
(==) Including the default font path /usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/,/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/OTF,/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/,/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/.
(**) FontPath set to:
(**) RgbPath set to "/usr/local/lib/X11/rgb"
(**) ModulePath set to "/usr/local/lib/modules"
(II) Loader magic: 0x81c5a00
(II) Module ABI versions:
	X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.3
	X.Org Video Driver: 2.0
	X.Org XInput driver : 2.0
	X.Org Server Extension : 0.3
	X.Org Font Renderer : 0.5
(II) Loader running on freebsd
(II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
(WW) Warning, couldn't open module pcidata
(II) UnloadModule: "pcidata"
(EE) Failed to load module "pcidata" (module does not exist, 0)

Fatal server error:
Unable to load required base modules, Exiting...

     ---------------------End of log file contents-----------------

     Thanks much for any help.

                                  Scott Bennett, Comm. ASMELG, CFIAG
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