startx hangs locally but not over ssh

Jack L. xxjack12xx at
Sun Jan 26 13:18:24 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 5:12 AM, Erich Dollansky
<erichsfreebsdlist at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, 26 Jan 2014 04:41:54 -0800
> "Jack L." <xxjack12xx at> wrote:
>> Does anyone have any ideas on why startx would cause Xorg to consume
>> 100% cpu and stuck in RUN state. kill -9 does nothing to it and forced
>> to reboot to kill it.
>> If I ssh localhost and startx, it works normally.
>> I'm running FreeBSD 10.0 and it's a Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955 with
>> USE_XORG_NEW undefined.
> try to add WITH_GALLIUM and compile X again.
> X will work via ssh as it does not have anything to display on that
> machine then. It is the graphic card driver which is your problem.
> Erich

grep -ir "WITH_GALLIUM" /usr/ports/x11*

didn't show anything, what does that do? The ati driver worked fine in
FreeBSD 9.2. This card doesn't support KMS as it's an older laptop
video card.

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