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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:08:47 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        William Bulley <web@umich.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: exiting Xorg locks up 9.2-STABLE system
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.11.1410150907060.68373@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20141015144925.GC3963@itcom245.staff.itd.umich.edu>
References:  <20141015144925.GC3963@itcom245.staff.itd.umich.edu>

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On Wed, 15 Oct 2014, William Bulley wrote:

> According to Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> on Wed, 10/15/14 at 10:34:
>>
>> Does it really lock up, or is it just that text console does not display
>> anything?  Test by typing startx again.  If that works, use vt(4):
>> https://wiki.freebsd.org/Newcons
>> That might require updating to 9.3 and the newer version of xorg.
>
> D'oh!  Stupid typo.  I recently upgraded to 9.3-STABLE and rebuilt
> all my ports from source.
>
> And, yes, I had WITH_NEW_XORG=true in my /etc/make.conf file before
> starting the rebuild of all my ports.
>
> Are you saying that (given all the above that I have done), this new
> problem that I have encountered can be eliminated by putting vt(4) in
> my kernel config file, rebuilding my kernel and then rebooting?

If you are using a custom kernel, yes.  GENERIC now contains both sc and 
vt, so vt must be selected by adding kern.vty=vt to /boot/loader.conf.



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