trying to install gnome2.

Ananias Uushona ananias at
Thu Oct 18 06:24:38 PDT 2007

I tried that know am getting this error  what should I do  

When I entered the command startx this came up.

X Window System Version 6.9.0
Release Date: 21 December 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.9
Build Operating System: FreeBSD 6.1 i386 [ELF] 
Current Operating System: FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE
FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May  7 04:32:43 UTC 2006
root at i386
Build Date: 18 October 2007
        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Oct 18 15:20:59 2007
(EE) Unable to locate/open config file
xf86AutoConfig: Primary PCI is 0:2:0
Running "/usr/X11R6/bin/getconfig -X 60900000 -I
fig -v 0x8086 -d 0x2562 -r 0x01 -s 0x1025 -b 0x000e -c 0x0300" Version 1.0. Xorg Version: 23 built-in rules. rules file '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig/xorg.cfg' has version
1.0. 1 rule added from file
'/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig/xorg.cfg'. Evaluated 24 rules with 0 errors. Weight of result is 500.
New driver is "i810"
(==) Using default built-in configuration (53 lines)
(EE) Failed to load module "fbdev" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) <default pointer>: Cannot find which device to use.
(EE) xf86OpenSerial: No Device specified.
(EE) <default pointer>: cannot open input device
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "<default pointer>"
No core pointer

Fatal server error:
failed to initialize core devices

Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support 
         at http://wiki.X.Org
 for help. 
Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional

X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).

please help thanks,


-----Original Message-----
From: Byung-Hee HWANG [mailto:bh at] 
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:59 AM
To: ananias at
Cc: freebsd-questions at
Subject: Re: trying to install gnome2.

On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 09:11 +0200, Ananias Uushona wrote:
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth: (argv):1:  bad display name
> "" in "list" command

Check /etc/hosts. Make sure you have as follows:

[Your IP Address] 

For example, this is my /etc/hosts:

::1 localhost localhost	viola.local	viola

Byung-Hee HWANG <bh at>
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