xorg 7.4 blacks out on exit and lost 2nd video card
javpra at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 23 11:09:45 PST 2009
Just an FYI. I'm experiencing the same issue. I'm running FreeBSD 7.1, an Nvidia 8400 GS, and fluxbox.
At first I suspected the video driver. I've tried nv and nvidia, neither made a difference. There was an error in the xorg logs for fbdev which I did not have installed at the time. Compiling it did not solve the issue either.
--- On Sat, 2/21/09, Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
From: Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
Subject: Re: xorg 7.4 blacks out on exit and lost 2nd video card
To: "Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira" <lioux-list at uol.com.br>
Cc: freebsd-ports at FreeBSD.org
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2009, 10:44 PM
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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