Xorg Problems

Fred Boatwright fred at blakemfg.com
Sun Aug 22 03:54:48 UTC 2010

Eitan Adler wrote:
> >> 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. Â I don't want all the
> > stuff for gnome and kde as I will never use them.
> >
> > It appeared to me that the fonts could be straightened out when
> > everything else is working. Â I think the Handbook has a section on
> > adding fonts.
> >
> Hi,
> I'm the maintainer of x11/xorg-minimal. I have not been following this thread.
> Did you have problems with fonts when installing x11/xorg-minimal ?
> --
> Eitan Adler

Hi Eitan,
The Xorg.0.log file shows it can't find some expected fonts.  The file
is at
The actual problem I am having is that startx produces only a completely
black screen.  Xorg -config xorg.conf.new -retro  produces the expected
grid and mouse pointer.  A .xinitrc file is supposed to start a window

Best regards,

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