XWindows on the run

Jud judmarc at fastmail.fm
Tue May 6 09:37:07 PDT 2003

On Tue, 6 May 2003 15:56:13 +0200, "Eddy Ramos" <e.ramos at deepground.com>
> Sorry to say so, I am a bit disappointed with my fresh installation of
> FreeBSD Release 4.8 with X-Windows (KDE 3.1), because 'startx' simply
> won't work.
> Here's what is says during startup:
> 	Fatal server error:
> 	xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io for extended I/O
> 	X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> 	xauth:  creating a new authority file /root/.Xauthority
> 	xauth: (argv):1: bad disply name ":0" in "remove" command
> 	xauth: (argv):1: bad disply name ":0" in "remove" command
> 	#
> Actually, I haven't done anything in particular but running the
> installation CD-Rom.
> Any suggestions how to get XWindows start?
> Eddy.

This always happens to me when I use the graphical X config, for what
reason I don't know.  Text config works great - 

# xf86config


# xf86cfg --textmode


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