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Date:      Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:12:05 +0200
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Gr=c3=a9gory_Reinbold?= <gregory@nosheep.fr>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: failed to set mtrr: Invalid argument
Message-ID:  <5015ac99-8af2-6927-e114-59e5b153d9ec@nosheep.fr>
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Hi,

If you try to add a exec line in your ~/.xinitrc? Like this: 
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11-wm.html#x11-wm-xfce


On 31/07/2017 06:24, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Jul 2017 18:12:24 -0700, David Christensen wrote:
>> I have installed lumina.  'start-lumina-desktop' causes the screen to
>> flicker and then return to the CLI:
>>
>> $ start-lumina-desktop
>> No X11 session detected: Lumina will try to start one...
> I think I had that kind of problem last year. The error message
> did not really help, so I finally decided to start X with only
> one X terminal open, and then ran "start-lumina-desktop" from
> that "controlling shell". It didn't work (as in your case), and
> I did then use "truss start-lumina-desktop", found out what was
> wrong, but I cannot remember what it was, sorry. Lumina worked
> for some time, even though it was partially incomplete. After
> a "pkg upgrade" of the system, it didn't work anymore, and I
> was not able to return it to a working state, so I dumped it
> and installed fvwm2 which worked (and still does after several
> software upgrades). :-)
>
> Side note:
>
> Have you tried creating a ~/.xinitrc and putting the command
> "exec start-lumina-desktop" into that file, then use "startx"
> from text mode? That is a common way to start X sessions (when
> you're _not_ using a display manager like xdm).
>
>
>
>> Note the error message "failed to set mtrr: Invalid argument".
> That might have been the error message that I saw as well.
>
>
>
>> How do I make Lumina work?
> Good question. ;-)
>
>
>

-- 
Grégory Reinbold




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