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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:44:53 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        Lowell Gilbert <>
Cc:        William Bulley <>,
Subject:   Re: exiting Xorg locks up 9.2-STABLE system
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On Wed, 15 Oct 2014, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> Warren Block <> writes:
>> On Wed, 15 Oct 2014, William Bulley wrote:
>>> According to Warren Block <> 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):
>>>> 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?

No, you're right.  It appears that 9-STABLE only supports either sc or 
vt, but not both.

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