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

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Fri May 29 09:34:24 UTC 2009

Wojciech Puchar skrev:
>>>> 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.

Sounds lika a good idea. I'll try it and repport back.

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