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Date:      Fri, 13 Apr 2012 07:24:04 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <>
To:        Erich Dollansky <>
Cc:        "Conrad J. Sabatier" <>, Gabriel Marchi <>,
Subject:   Re: Xorg doesn't go back correctly to console when closed on FreeBSD 9.0
Message-ID:  <20120413052404.GB2323@tinyCurrent>
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El día Friday, April 13, 2012 a las 11:50:39AM +0700, Erich Dollansky escribió:

> > I've noticed this same behavior for a while now, when running X using
> > xinit (startx).  Upon exiting my X session, the X server doesn't
> > shutdown, but has to be manually killed.
> > 
> it is the same for 8.3 and before. I have this effect since many years on different machines with different versions. The effect comes and goes.
> What works is switching to the console startx was called, hitting control C to kill X and start X again.
> I do not bother much about this as I simply kill X from the calling console.

Please show your ~/.xinitrc and ~/.xserverrc; mine look like this:

$ cat .xinitrc
setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
exec startkde

$ cat .xserverrc 
exec X -nolisten tcp -retro

and X comes down fine when KDE ends.



Matthias Apitz
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