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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:22:57 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        William Bulley <>
Subject:   Re: exiting Xorg locks up 9.2-STABLE system
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On Wed, 15 Oct 2014, William Bulley wrote:

> According to Warren Block <> on Wed, 10/15/14 at 19:33:
>> That is what vt(4) does, supports a KMS text console which still works after
>> leaving X.  It works on the Intel and Radeon systems I have tried.
> Then maybe the missing piece here (for 9.3-STABLE) is to include the
> KMS feature (if that is part of 9.3-STABLE)?  I think I had stated
> earlier (much earlier) in this thread that I have a Radeon video card.
> My desired sequence:
>  1) log into FreeBSD 9.3-STABLE at the console (vty?) level
>  2) begin my Xorg session (% /usr/local/bin/xinit -- /usr/local/bin/Xorg)
>  3) perform whatever I need to do with xterms, browsers, editors, etc.
>  4) exit my Xorg session (thereby returning to the console (vty?) level)
>  5) log off FreeBSD 9.3-STABLE leaving my monitor at the ;login: prompt
> My problem (after upgrading to 9.3-STABLE and WITH_NEW_XORG=TRUE) is
> with step #4 above.  Things appear to hang and I'm forced to reboot
> or to cycle power (which is a bummer due to fsck(8) taking so long)
> since I'm unable to log off cleanly.  I still don't know what to do...  :-(

"Appear to hang", yes.  But have you tried blindly typing "startx" and 
enter again?

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