closing X

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Tue Jun 15 01:23:58 UTC 2010

On 6/14/10 6:21 PM, Derek Funk wrote:
> On 6/13/2010 7:12 PM, Glen Barber wrote:
>> Hi Derek,
>> On 6/13/10 10:51 AM, Derek Funk wrote:
>>> I have setup PCBSD and a Standard Freebsd with gui. and kbunto. They do
>>> not close X completely. I get a flashing screen.
>>> I can still type commands while the screen flashes. I have done a google
>>> search but nothing seems to match my problem.
>>> I installed opensolaris and it doesn't do this but I want bsd.
>>> I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that has intel mobile graphics. Is
>>> this something with the intel graphics driver or an installed software
>>> conflict.
>> Does it sound similar to this issue?
>> Regards,
> Yea, that is mostly what I am experiencing. I followed the thread and
> didn't see a resolution.

Last I used that laptop, there still was no resolution.  The only thing 
I could find to prevent it from happening in the first place is to not 
use xscreensaver, xrander, etc.  Once I disabled those apps, the 
flashing console went away.

I did find that 'startx' from the flashing console, and immediately 
closing X would drop me back to a normal, visible console.


Glen Barber

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