Neal Hogan nealhogan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 11:36:56 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 6:26 AM, Wojciech Puchar
<wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> I am trying to install freebsd on my m-2625u  gateway laptop but am
>> running into trouble. whe  I try to start x all I get is a black screen.
> X -configure
> and look if it works fine (no crash etc).
> It will generate  xorg.conf file in current directory. move it to /etc/X11
> and try to edit something
> Xorg tries to autoconfigure things but it may not always work

if auto-config fails, check out the xrandr pkg/port to get some screen specs.

Have you looked at the output of 'dmesg' (or /var/run/dmesg.boot)? It
will give you detailed hardware info. Also, I suggest posting that
info on this list as well. Perhaps someone has the same hardware as
you and can suggest something specific to it.


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