Xorg Redux

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:56:36 UTC 2010

On 8/23/10 11:53 AM, Glen Barber wrote:
> 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"
> 	EndSection
> Regards,

I misread your 'hald and dbus enabled' as 'disabled' initially, so this
may or may not help.

Do you see a mouse pointer when the screen goes blank?  Also, can you
include Xorg.log.0 and xorg.conf?

Glen Barber

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