Fresh install 7.2-RELEASE i386, X won't start

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri May 29 07:23:47 UTC 2009

>>> Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server
>>> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed
>>> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed
>>> Protocol not supported by server
>> Do you have
>>     dbus_enable="YES"
>>     hald_enable="YES"
>> in your /etc/rc.conf ?
> Yes I have
>> If not: add them, reboot and try to create a new xorg.conf with
>>     # Xorg -configure
> Produces the same result :-(

wouldn't it be better to pkg_delete xserver, make config, turn off hal 
dependency and then install. Probably it will work fine then.

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