X problem

Dmitry Mityugov dmitry.mityugov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 12:27:15 GMT 2005

On 8/2/05, TranceKat <trancekat at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> My name is Alex, and I have been wrestling with a new installation of
> FreeBSD.  I want to get X Windows running, but I keep getting the error:
> xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io for extended I/O
> whenever I run X -configure, or Xorg -configure.
> I checked /dev/io and it is there, as is /dev/mem.  I looked in the kernel and I do have
> "device    io" there as well.  I am running FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE.
> /usr/src/sys/i386/compile/GENERIC

Is there any chance that you enabled/increased securelevel
during/after the installation?

Dmitry Mityugov, St. Petersburg, Russia
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