XFree86 instead of Xorg?

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Aug 24 06:16:33 UTC 2008

On Sun, 24 Aug 2008, Polytropon wrote:

> The reason why I ask: I've been using FreeBSD 5 and XFree86 4
> for many years happily, my ATI Radeon 9000 RV250 had excellent
> driver support, 3D no problems. Since I was forced to upgrade
> to FreeBSD 7 due to a massive data loss, I have problems with
> Xorg 7. When X is started, it takes several seconds for the display
> to initialize - such an amount of time that the monitor switches
> off (no signal).

I found that not having moused enabled made for slow switches to X with 


Setting moused_enable="Y" in /etc/rc.conf cured it.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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