wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Aug 22 03:22:43 UTC 2010
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote:
> Warren Block wrote:
>> On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Warren Block wrote:
>>> Log file is at http://wonkity.com/~wblock/tmp/Xorg.0.log
>> First notes:
>> You're running the old version of X, 1.6.1.
>> Something odd is going on with some of the fonts.
> I installed ports/x11/xorg-minimal as the full Monty appeared to be a
> huge amount of software that will never get used. I don't want all the
> stuff for gnome and kde as I will never use them.
The nice thing about the full xorg is that you get a known set of stuff,
like twm. At worst, you could deinstall xorg-minimal and install xorg.
> It appeared to me that the fonts could be straightened out when
> everything else is working. I think the Handbook has a section on
> adding fonts.
Yes, it doesn't look like a serious problem.
> While looking for the xorg-minimal that I installed I found a bunch of
> nVidea drivers in the same directory. Do you think I should install
> them now or wait.
Those would be the nVidia binary drivers. There's also
x11-drivers/xf86-video-nv. I avoid nVidia cards, so someone else will
have to comment on those.
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