FreeBSD Port/Distribution Installation
sukhbinders at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 7 19:01:05 PDT 2003
I typed xf86config and the system took me to a step of X configuration and
the updated the config file in the X11 directory. However, when I typed
startx at the command prompt. It gives me a lengthy message where some of
the important part of the messeage read as " fatal server error, no screen
found" and X window system failed to run. any help in troubleshooting this
will be helpful.
----- Original Message -----
From: E. J. Cerejo <ej.cerejo at laposte.net>
To: Jud <judmarc at fastmail.fm>
Cc: Sukhbinder Singh <sukhbinders at hotmail.com>; David Banning
<david at skytracker.ca>; <questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2003 6:58 AM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD Port/Distribution Installation
> You need to configure XFfree86 before attepting to run it, run
> xf86config to configure and then stype startx.
> Jud wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 Apr 2003 23:00:52 +0800, Sukhbinder Singh
> > <sukhbinders at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> I downloaded the port, packages and the distributions that I needed.
> >> However, I am unable to run these packages. Like for instances, I want
> >> run the X - Windows environment. I am unable to run it. I went to the
> >> specific directory for example the XFree86 - 4 directory and typed
> >> "make &&
> >> make install clean" at the command prompt but however I am unable to
> >> get the
> >> X - windows environment running.
> > If this means ppp is working for you now, that's certainly good news.
> > What was the result of trying to build the XFree86-4 port? Was there an
> > error message or not? If there was no error, you will next need to
> > configure XFree86 for your system. (By the way, 'make install clean'
> > will do what you want, without the need of the first 'make.')
> > Jud
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