FreeBSD 7.2 Intel i915 / Xorg issue

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Sun Jun 21 17:07:54 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Glen Barber<glen.j.barber at> wrote:
> 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:

I didn't realize you had 'AutoAddDevices' in ServerLayout at first..
Still, give "AllowEmptyInput" "off" a shot.

Glen Barber

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