x11/sddm hangs with black screen

Michael Schuster michaelsprivate at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 12:07:51 UTC 2020

Hi Mike,

On Sun, Dec 13, 2020, 11:40 Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk> wrote:

> I've just upgraded a couple of hundred packages today and
> sddm-0.19.0 goes no further than a black screen with just a
> mouse pointer.

I'm by no means an expert where sddm is concerned, but from those who are,
you might get a quicker and better informed response if you provide such
information like:

- Version of FreeBSD you're running
- details on your graphics adapter
- When you did the last upgrade before that
- Relevant content of. xsession-errors
- Ditto /var/log/Xorg.log


> I can still run KDE by disabling sddm and running startx after
> logging in.
> --
> Mike Clarke
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