xorg 7.4 blacks out on exit and lost 2nd video card
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Sat Feb 21 19:44:30 PST 2009
On Sat, 2009-02-21 at 22:19 -0300, Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira wrote:
> I am having trouble after xorg was updated to 7.4.
> Everything worked fine up until the xorg update.
> All my ports are up to date. I am running FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE
> from Feb 21. I have a dualhead (3 heads) setup with 2 nvidia GeForce
> 8600 using the nv driver.
> 1) The screen goes black when I exit X;
> - When I exit X, the screen goes black and it only
> recovers after a reboot.
> - The machine is working otherwise as I can access
> it with ssh.
I am supposed to have hardware on it's way that will allow me to look at
> 2) xorg no longer detects my 2nd video board;
> - I have 2 nvidia GeForce 8600: 2 CRT monitors
> connected to the 1st, 1 LCD TV connected to the 2nd.
This is known, it is related to the switch to pciaccess, and AFAIK the
issue is currently the same with linux. I don't know the specific
reason that secondary boards don't work at the moment. I hopefully will
have most of the stuff that I need to try and at least test this soon.
Meanwhile, I'll poke around and see if anyone is looking into it.
> Below follow some files that might provide some information.
> Let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
> - /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> - /var/run/dmesg.boot
> $ pciconf -lv
> $ startx -listen_tcp -- -layout tv
> $ sysctl -a
> $ uname -a
> - /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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