Drowning in a KDE4 - xorg - nvidia glass of water after
updating all over the weekend.
eculp at encontacto.net
Mon Feb 8 20:22:34 UTC 2010
Quoting Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, eculp wrote:
>> I haven't had an X/kde problem in years and probably because of
>> that I am stuck. Problems are learning opportunities;) To confirm
>> that my las xorg.conf was done with xorgconfig and almost identical
>> to my old XF86config files and all depreciated.
>> When trying to start my brand new kde it stuck with Akonadi and the
>> las line was that it was preparing to launch
>> /usr/local/kde4/lib/kde4/kio_trash.so and it doesn't move from
>> there. I have to kill it with ^c. I have a copy of the last run
>> bye using startx 2>&1 | /tmp/TestLog.log and am attaching the file.
>> As I mentioned my xorg.conf didn't work so I created a new on with
>> Xorg -configure and then ran the nvidia-config and used the result
>> also attached.
> (No attachments; the list software sometimes removes them. Also,
> x11 configuration questions are probably best sent to the
> freebsd-x11 list.)
Added links as soon as I saw it. I chose ports because I have no idea
what the problem is: kde or xorg or ?
> First, rename or delete your xorg.conf and try startx again. If
> it'll autoconfig correctly for your hardware, problem solved.
I was sure that would work but .... I am putting the link to the
Thanks for the information. I missed that over the last few updates.
I also see that it wanted to use the vesa driver that isn't quite as
nice as the nvidia but to get away from the black terminals that I
loved so much in the '80's.
> If not, or if you want an xorg.conf, a current sample for an ancient
> GeForce2 follows. It assumes you have dbus and hal running, and you
> may need to change the BusID value to match your system.
Thanks I will give it a try. Hopefully it will work for me. Your
reference to dbus and hal and the BusID, worry me. I'm going to take
a closer look at them to. I didn't even include them in my testing mix.
> Section "ServerLayout"
> Identifier "Xorg"
> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
> Option "DontZap" "Off"
> Section "Files"
> ModulePath "/usr/local/lib/xorg/modules"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/OTF"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
> FontPath "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
> Section "DRI"
> Group 0
> Mode 0660
> Section "Extensions"
> Option "Composite" "Disable"
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "nvidia"
> VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
> BoardName "NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400]"
> BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen0"
> Device "Card0"
> SubSection "Display"
> Virtual 1024 768
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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