new card, still can't get X11 working
dustin at marsik.org
Tue Sep 7 19:09:46 PDT 2004
Hmm, I can't find DRM anywhere in the xorg.conf file??
Any more tips?
From: Hauan, David [mailto:david.hauan at fairchild.af.mil]
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 5:32 PM
To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: RE: new card, still can't get X11 working
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dustin [mailto:dustin at marsik.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 3:21 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: new card, still can't get X11 working
> I originally sent this to the XFree86 list, but thought I may
> get some useful insight if I sent it here.
> I had a SIS 6326, and had problems getting X11 up and
> running, so went
> to the store, and picked up an ATI Radeon 9200SE.
> Then I rebuilt the system, here's the info:
> ids# uname -a
> FreeBSD ids.marsik.org 5.2.1-RELEASE FreeBSD
> 5.2.1-RELEASE #0: Mon Feb
> 23 20:45:55 GMT 2004
> root at wv1u.btc.adaptec.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> Immediately after install, I updated the ports tree
> using cvsup, then
> updated the ports by running:
> Portsdb -uU
> Pkgdb -u
> Portversion -v
> Portupgrade -varRp -x openoffice
> Portsclean -CDD
> I then installed xorg from ports and configured xorg
> using both methods
> specified by the handbook, which were:
> The 'Xorg -configure' method &
> The xorgconfig method
> When I run 'startx', the system hangs.
> Is there a magical video card I can buy to alleviate
> these issues? I
> need to get past this point and get to what I'm really
> trying to do.
> Any help is much appreciated.
> Ps, the xorg log is attached
Disable DRM? in your XF86Config (or whatever it may be for Xorg).
I had this problem as well and that cleared it up.
Hope that helps
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