FreeBSD 7.2 Intel i915 / Xorg issue

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Sun Jun 21 17:06:35 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Shawn Badger<shawnbadger at> wrote:
> Hi, I've seen several posts with similar issues, but none of them have
> helped me resolve my own.  I am using 7.2-RELEASE on my laptop with an Intel
> i915 graphics card.  My problem is that Xorg refuses to start (most of the
> time) and posts an error in the log:
>   drmDropMaster failed: Unknown Error -1
> I have gotten X to start on occasion, but I've never been able to get
> fluxbox to start.  The command "Xorg -config /etc/X11/xorg.conf -retro"
> always works correctly.
> xorg.conf:
> Xorg.0.log:
> dmesg output:
> Any help would be very much appreciated.

Try this:

Glen Barber

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