Xorg -configure results a black screen

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 11:33:43 PDT 2006

On 10/14/06, Bjoern Thomsen <bt at thomsen-it-solutions.de> wrote:
> I am new to FreeBSD. I am trying to configure Xorg but when I fire up the
> command
> "Xorg -configure" I get back a black screen.  When I try to start X it is
> telling me a failure message:
> "Can't open display" .

I have always had to edit the resulting
to add the HorizSync and VertRefresh lines to match
my monitor, given that Xorg seems to not detect my
primitive hardware perfectly.  You may want to look up
your own monitor timings, as these will likely not work.

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor0"
        VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
        ModelName    "Monitor Model"
 HorizSync 31-92
 VertRefresh 55-160


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