fred at blakemfg.com
Sun Aug 22 14:31:30 UTC 2010
Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Sunday 22 August 2010 06:22:48 Fred Boatwright wrote:
> > Eitan Adler wrote:
> >>> The actual problem I am having is that startx produces only a completely
> >>> black screen. Â Xorg -config xorg.conf.new -retro Â produces the expected
> >>> grid and mouse pointer. Â A .xinitrc file is supposed to start a window
> >>> manager.
> >> Modern X.org installs don't show a default window manager (so a black
> >> screen is "expected). What is the contents of your .xinitrc file?
> > The .xinitrc file:
> > xrdb
> > xsetroot -solid gray &
> > xterm -geometry +0-100 &
> > xconsole -geometry -0+0 -fn 5x7 &
> > #exec olvwm #complained about a missing font
> > exec fvwm
> > I have also tried twm.
> > This file was generated from an example in the Handbook.
> Check if you actually have those programs installed. If not, you need
> to install these ports: x11/xrdb, x11/xsetroot, x11/xterm, x11/xconsole,
Those programs are actually installed.
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