startx problem

Gardner Bell gbell72 at
Sat Jan 8 08:34:11 PST 2005

On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 03:58:24PM +0000 Emon wrote:
> Hello everyone
> 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 
> **************************
> Fatal server error:
> xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io for extended I/O
> ***************************
Do you have a secure kernel level set in /etc/rc.conf?  If so I think
you will have to lower it.  I tried running X once with securelevel 1
and got the same error.

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