trying to install gnome2

Ananias Uushona ananias at
Thu Oct 18 06:36:41 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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