how to downgrade X server

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Sun Mar 27 06:28:06 UTC 2016

On 27/03/2016 02:38, Will Parsons wrote:
> Shane Ambler wrote:
>> On 26/03/2016 04:22, Will Parsons wrote:
>>> I purposely held off on upgrading the to new X server for over a year
>>> now for fear of breakage, but yesterday I upgaded to the latest Xorg
>>> server along with the associated video and input drivers and am left
>>> with a black screen upon starting the X server.
>> Why did you expect it to break? do you need an older nvidia driver that
>> is not supported in xorg 1.14+
> A general fear that a major change would be dangerous, which was
> apparently well-justified, since when i actually did attempt to
> 'upgrade' I am left will an unusable system.

Have you tried starting X without your old config? looked at the xorg 
log to see what is wrong?

I;m pretty sure I had to make changes to my xorg.conf when updating.

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