Xorg Problems

Marc Fonvieille blackend at freebsd.org
Fri Aug 27 06:34:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 04:11:27PM -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
> >> I used make install as I had no way of knowing that additional drivers
> >> could be selected.  Perhaps that should be an option to the sysinstall
> >> program when FBSD is initially being installed.
> >>
> >
> > Yes, people can't guess what are the names of the drivers, it's in my
> > opinion a problem for this port.  I Cced the maintainer.
> I have a lot on my plate right now so I can't guarantee that I'll
> solve this soon.
> Would depending on x11-driver/xorg-drivers instead of requiring
> VIDEO_DRIVER being set help at all?
> I intended this port to be used when you require X11 to up and running
> fast without any overhead. That is why things like xset aren't
> installed. It is possible to run X11 with the vesa driver even if you
> can get better performance with a different driver.

Having a config menu to select the drivers to be installed (via OPTIONS)
is what is missing.


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