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Date:      01 Oct 1998 17:39:02 +0200
From:      dag-erli@ifi.uio.no (Dag-Erling C. =?iso-8859-1?Q?Sm=F8rgrav?= )
To:        "ACETECH Technologies" <eric.reardon@acetech.co.nz>
Cc:        <freebsd-bugs@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Help
Message-ID:  <xzppvcc9trd.fsf@ringhorni.ifi.uio.no>
In-Reply-To: "ACETECH Technologies"'s message of "Thu, 1 Oct 1998 23:56:54 +1200"
References:  <000001bded32$95d8c100$b06b60cb@cdr>

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"ACETECH Technologies" <eric.reardon@acetech.co.nz> writes:
> Well im new to UNIX and FREEBSD , but have managed to install BSD and XF86
> onto my pc .BSD appears to be running just great but i cant for the life of
> me seem to be able to get XWindows to run ,

First of all, this should go to -questions, not -bugs. -bugs is for
bug reports and not installation problems.

> When i type "Startx" from either $ {sh} or # {root} i get the following ;
> execve failed for /usr/X11R6/bin/x {errno 2)
> _X11TransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 2

>From 'man 2 intro':

     2 ENOENT No such file or directory. A component of a specified pathname
             did not exist, or the pathname was an empty string.

You haven't selected an X server. You probably haven't configured X at
all. Run XFree86Setup and specify which graphics hardware, mouse and
keyboard you have. XFree86Setup will select the appropriate X server
and symlink it to /usr/X11R6/bin/X, which is what startx expects.

DES
-- 
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - dag-erli@ifi.uio.no

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