Xorg on ThinkPad T430/10.0-RELEASE
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jan 25 07:10:25 UTC 2014
On Sat, 25 Jan 2014, Charlie wrote:
> I just did a fresh install of 10.0-RELEASE on my ThinkPad T430 (Intel
> I do not have a display/login manager (such as XDM or GDM, etc.) running on
> my system, so I do a simple "startx" to launch X and begin my XFCE4 session.
> However, when I attempt to exit X and return to the console, the screen goes
> dark and the usual combination of ctrl + alt + F* does nothing, nor does
Yes. You are using the KMS video drivers, and currently there is no KMS
console driver in FreeBSD 10. There is one, called Newcons, in
-CURRENT, and an MFC is planned at some point:
> I can still SSH into the laptop, so the system has not crashed, it just seems
> like its a problem with X and/or the system console.
The console is running, it just can't be seen. Type startx and you will
be back in X and can shut down or do further work in a terminal window.
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