FreeBSD Port/Distribution Installation
E. J. Cerejo
ej.cerejo at laposte.net
Mon Apr 7 22:41:37 PDT 2003
Please run this command:
ls -d /var/db/pkg > ~/installed_pkgs.txt
this will create a test file in your home directory of all installed
ports, please paste the contents, I wanna see what you have installed.
Sukhbinder Singh wrote:
> 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.
>>>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 install clean" at the command prompt but however I am unable to
>>>>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.')
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