X setup on new install fails

Chip Wiegand chip at wiegand.org
Thu Dec 25 22:08:28 PST 2003

Strangest thing, even though X failed during the initial setup during 
the initial install of 5.1, after booting into BSD I decided to try a 
startx anyway, and guess what - it works! What a deal!

Chip Wiegand wrote:

> I am trying to install 5.1 and it installs fine until I try to set up 
> X. I know the exact video card and monitor details, the video card is 
> even on the list of drivers - Cirrus Logic GLGD5446. No matter what I 
> choose in the setup screens it always fails. Is there something wrong 
> with the X setup on the 5.1 release cds?
> Thanks
> Chip
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