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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:41:57 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        William Bulley <web@umich.edu>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: exiting Xorg locks up 9.2-STABLE system
Message-ID:  <4438apvtu2.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.11.1410150907060.68373@wonkity.com> (Warren Block's message of "Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:08:47 -0600 (MDT)")
References:  <20141015144925.GC3963@itcom245.staff.itd.umich.edu> <alpine.BSF.2.11.1410150907060.68373@wonkity.com>

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Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> writes:

> 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.

Not on 9.3, as far as I can see. Have I missed something?



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