Xorg Redux

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Aug 23 16:21:40 UTC 2010

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, 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.

The R51 should have Mobility Radeon 7500 or 9000 graphics.  Here's the 
xorg.conf from my T42 with a 7500:


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