X doesn't work

peter lageotakes plageotakes at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 14 16:51:08 PDT 2003

Hello Scott,

Are you using the FreeBSD/Linux driver for X? Below is
the link for the drivers:


What version of FreeBSD are you running?

--- Scott Miller <smaction at slightlysuspect.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> Where should I start on troubleshooting this? I
> installed FreeBSD and
> included X and Gnome 2 environment.  I selected the
> lowest resolution (VGA)
> to see if it would work (I have had trouble getting
> X to work with some
> flavors of Linux on this machine).  When I run
> startx, I get garbage on the
> screen and the computer locks up.  Same problem with
> other resolutions.
> I have a Dell Inspiron 8100. It uses the nvida
> GeForce2 GO. Dell will
> provide no other technical specifications. In
> windows I use 1600x1200 and
> 32-bit colcor. What other information do you all
> need?
> Regards,
> Scott
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