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  Author  Subject: Re: FreeBSD 4.7 install issues (X windows)

Posted on 03-27-2003 11:50 p.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: dr oneill <>

>Jym wrote <snip>
>First off, how did you configure X? In other words, what program did you use,
>was it an X-based config program, or a console-based one?

Console based during install but probably goofed; it's been a while on
this stuff.

>Next, run the following command:
>X -probeonly 2> X-probe.out
>Then post the contents of X-probe.out here on the forum.

Ahhh! will do. Thanks a gazillion Jym and others.

>Finally, we may need to know the contents of the XF86Config-4 file, which is
>often located in /etc/X11.

No problem. Will provide that after I do X -probeonly 2> X-probe.out

>This will give us a much better idea of what the nature of the problem may be.
>X configuration can sometimes be sticky, but with the above info, I bet we can
>figure it out.

I 'd imagine so too. Thanks again and I'll get back to you when I have
tried this carefully. Getting a bit late tonight, time for the bed.
Hope you and your family are well Jym.

Kindest Regards,


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