Can't configure Xorg of FreeBSD 6.0 STABLE
Michael D. Norwick
mnorwick at centurytel.net
Thu Apr 6 00:02:44 UTC 2006
Norberto Meijome wrote:
>On Mon, 03 Apr 2006 21:21:22 -0500
>"Michael D. Norwick" <mnorwick at centurytel.net> wrote:
>>I built a proper xorg.conf but when trying to 'startx'
>>the xserver bombs with a logged 'xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io
>>for extended I/O'. I googled one similar problem from a 5.4 install
>>and it suggested building a kernel with 'device io'. It would seem
>>that GENERIC would have this, though maybe not? I am using a PCI S3
>>Virge card not the onboard Cirrus video device. My other logs give
>>no clue as to a device not found.
>what happens when you run xorgcfg as root?
The error I stated above - 'xf86EnableIO: Failed to open /dev/io for
extended I/O'. I am in the process of making another kernel configured
with only the necessary elements for SMP and networking including
'device io'. I guess I'll see what happens.
Thank You for your response
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