Xorg Redux

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:53:07 UTC 2010

On 8/23/10 11:44 AM, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>  Thanks to the list X11 is now running perfectly on my desktop; not so
> on my Thinkpad R51.  Here's what's happening.  I installed xorg on this
> new 8.1 installation, and have run the xorg configure program, copying
> the xorg.conf.new file to /etc/X11 as xorg.conf.  I have both hald and
> dbus enabled in /etc/rc.conf.  When I try to run the test on xorg.conf,
> or if I just run "startx" I momentarily see the initial screen, which is
> displayed when X11 loads, but then the screen goes blank, and that's all
> she wrote.  No keyboard, no mouse, totally frozen.  The only way out is
> a reboot via the power switch.
> As usual, help is very appreciated.

Try adding this to xorg.conf:

	Section "ServerFlags"
		option "AutoAddDevices" "off"


Glen Barber

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