Problems with FreeBSD

Mike Doyle relyod at
Thu Apr 10 06:03:54 PDT 2003

Did you select one of the "higher" security levels? X won't run if the 
security level
is set too high, because it doesn't have permission to take over the 

I'm sure someone who has been around longer than I have can phrase this in 
more technical
terms, but try setting kern_securelevel="-1" and/or 
in /etc/rc.conf and re-running the X setup program

At 02:30 10/04/2003, you wrote:

>    I am new to FreeBSD and I installed it on to my computer and after i
>    installed "X" i was told to run "XF86Config" and i typed it in and i
>    got Premision denied. I was SUed to root and i am wondering why am i
>    root and getting premision denied.
>                          Drew
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