About the black screen (Otherwise solved) Re: All of a sudden, problems with X

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jul 22 12:57:53 UTC 2014


On Tue, 22 Jul 2014, Mario Lobo wrote:
> 2014-07-22 7:54 GMT-03:00 Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> 
>> The vt(4) console driver included with 10-stable and 9-stable solves 
>> this: https://wiki.freebsd.org/Newcons
> 
> Where is vt?
> 
> # marioLAP/root [08:57:40]
> [/usr/src/sys/amd64/conf]>grep vt *
> GENERIC:device          vtnet           # VirtIO Ethernet device
> LOBO:device             vtnet           # VirtIO Ethernet device
> NOTES:device            vtnet           # VirtIO Ethernet device
> 
> # marioLAP/root [08:57:52]
> [/usr/src/sys/amd64/conf]>man vt
> No manual entry for vt
> 
> # marioLAP/root [08:58:29]
> [/usr/src/sys/amd64/conf]>uname -a
> FreeBSD marioLAP 10.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE #0 r268524M: Fri Jul 11 17:05:59 BRT 2014     root at LOBO:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/LOBO  amd64
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Although it says RELEASE, it was svned from STABLE.

Verify that with 'svn info'--a build of stable shows in the uname. 
vt(4) is part of GENERIC as of r268366:

% grep vt /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/GENERIC
# vt is the new video console driver
device		vt
device		vt_vga
device		vtnet			# VirtIO Ethernet device


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