Xorg Redux

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 22:32:01 UTC 2010

On 8/23/10 5:51 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>  On 08/23/10 14:34, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>>> I forgot.  The version of PCBSD that I had installed on the Thinkpad
>>> was the legacy version.  The latest version, PCBSD 8.1, won't
>>> install.  The screen goes blank and the computer freezes, just as
>>> happens when trying to install X11 with FreeBSD 8.1
>> No real idea what to try next, so let's try turning off acceleration
>> in the Device section:
>> Option "NoAccel" "On"
> Nope.  BTW, thanks for hanging in here.  I've never had trouble like
> this getting X11 to function.  Of course, I've never tried to install
> 8.1 on a Thinkpad either.

Ok, one quick question.  When your screen goes blank, can you
[ctrl][alt][fN] to a different TTY, where N is anything between 2-7?
I'm curious about the machine's state when you start X.

Glen Barber

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