startx problem

Erik Norgaard norgaard at
Sat Jan 8 08:20:46 PST 2005

Emon wrote:
> I am a newbie. I have just Installed FreeBSD 5.3  and I am
> trying to get X started. But after typing "Xorg -configure" (I
> learned this from the Hand-Book) I got the following error 

X should work out of the box from a standard installation - no need to 
recompile the kernel. The generic kernel is configured with 'device io' 
if not, try 'kldload io' as root. Check also that you have devfs 
mounted, if not run '/etc/rc.d/devfs start'

Hope this helps.


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