Xorg Problems

Marc Fonvieille blackend at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 22 08:02:24 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 07:41:49PM -0700, 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.
> 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.
> 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.

For x11/xorg-minimal installation you issued the command:

"make install" or "make install VIDEO_DRIVER=your_video_driver" ?

Without the mention of the driver it installs the vesa driver only.
This is sub-optimal, an options screen with all existing drivers should
be proposed.


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