Xorg on FreeBSD does not work

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 15 05:48:29 UTC 2007

Neeraj Sharma wrote:
> I am a newbie to FreeBSD world. I am trying to install FreeBSD6.2 on my HP
> zv5240us laptop. Everything else went off fine except the X config. I ran
> the command X -configure which created a xorg.conf.new file. When I use 
> that
> to run X it just shows a blank screen and I am not able to go back to the
> console also.
> I tried playing around with the parameters in xorg.conf.new file but 
> without
> success. If anyone can help me with this it will be great...

Two things that would really help:

-The video card and monitor sections of your xorg.conf file.
-More info about your video card (maker, model, etc). This can be found 
using pciconf -lv. A snippet would do nicely (not a whole list of all 
the devices in your PC that are PCI related.

Thanks :).


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