Xorg on FreeBSD does not work

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 06:02:44 UTC 2007

On 2/15/07, Neeraj Sharma <neeraj.dl at gmail.com> 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...
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
> Neeraj Sharma

That is alright to show you xorg works or not.

After doing that press ctrl+alt+backspace

Then #cp /root/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf then type startx or
reboot your notebook.


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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