HP Pavilion zd8000 Xorg anomaly
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Wed Mar 9 23:11:41 UTC 2011
On Wednesday 09 March 2011 13:40:38 Steven Friedrich wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 March 2011 12:17:10 pm Adam Vande More wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Steven Friedrich
> <FreeBSD at insightbb.com>wrote:
> > > My system had crashed and it caused a directory to los it's dot and
> > > dot-dot entries. This was a directory that was used for iso-codes and
> > > everytie I started X, it would hang.
> > >
> > > So I didn't want to format the drive, too extreme. So I de-installed
> > > all my
> > > ports to re-install. After I got the ports un-installed, I was able to
> > > fix the filesystem problem with fsck. I tried beforehand,but it was
> > > way too many
> > > fsck issues.
> > >
> > >
> > > Anyway, I have somehow LOST my xorg.conf that WORKED.
> > >
> > > It was previously generated by xorg -configure.
> > You didn't list your video card.
> It's a laptop.No card. ATI Technologies Inc M24 1P [Radeon Mobility X600]
> rev 0,
> > Most of the time, you don't need an xorg.conf anymore, just insure the
> > proper drivers are installed e.g. video card and X should autodetect and
> > use highest available settings.
> That's what 'm saying. It USED to work. NOW it doesn't.
> > Also sometimes on a bad crash multiple fsck's are required to get UFS
> > back in a consistent state.
Someone submitted a fix. THANKS.
I updated and rebuilt xf86-video-ati and it WORKS GREAT.
Now it doesn't MATTER that I lost my xorg.conf. The -configure works again.
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