Missing all video drivers

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Apr 19 21:37:14 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 04:19:47PM -0500, Derek Ragona wrote:
> At 02:07 PM 4/19/2007, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> >If a fresh install is missing *all* the video drivers except vga, what 
> >went wrong?
> >
> >My box has a boatload of drivers; s3-virge, radeon, ati, etc.  This new 
> >install (6.2 RELEASE) has *no* video drivers at all.
> >
> >Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> >Senior Information Security Analyst
> >The University of Texas at Dallas
> >http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/
> You specify what X drivers/X servers in a separate part of sysinstall.  In 
> all likelihood you choose only the generic vga option.

Er, not for about the last 7 years I think ;)

Anyway, OP needs to provide some actual details of what he did and
what is wrong.  I suspect he's a bit confused about something,
e.g. FreeBSD doesn't install video drivers (apart from the drm
modules), they are part of X.

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