Widescreen Monitor and X Help please

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Sep 22 13:08:25 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> El d?a Wednesday, September 22, 2010 a las 08:11:17AM -0000, Scott Ballantyne escribi?:
>> Hello,
>> I'm upgrading from FreeBSD 5.3 to 8.1 --- much wonderful work has been
>> done clearly, I'm very impressed and hat's off to the developers.
>> Unfortunately I've hit a snag with X. I have an LG "Flatron" W2253, a
>> 5750 graphics card and I have not been able to get them to work with X
>> at all.
>> Following the handbook's instructions:
>> Xorg -config xorg.conf.new
>> with and without the -retro option just give me a black screen from
>> which there is no escape. I have to log into the machine from
>> somewhere else on the network to reboot it. Killing the Xorg process
>> doesn't help.
> add:
> 	Option         "AllowEmptyInput" "false"
> to the Section "ServerLayout";

Please, no.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list