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Date:      Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:14:27 +0800
From:      Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
To:        Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: xorg-7.7_3 and freebsd 12.2
Message-ID:  <20210111011427.1a2472e1.freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.2101101656110.48249@bucksport.safeport.com>
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Hi,

On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 17:49:29 -0500 (EST)
Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com> wrote:

> I updated a Lenovo ideapad 700 from 11.3 --> 12.2 and installed xorg,
> xdm, and xfce4. I did not do anything about address the evdev mode 

did you also update the DRM drivers from ports?

Is there then the X driver for Intel installed?

Erich



> recommendation. Everything worked except double click would not
> paste. Sadly I did not accept this situation. I tried the evdev
> sysctl suggestions, starting moused forcing '-3' and a number of
> other options without effecting any change at all. So I thought I
> would try `Xorg -configure` and pick out the input section. AT this
> point the xserver/xdm would not start any more getting the errors:
> 
> Command: startx
> xauth:  file /root/.serverauth.5930 does not exist
>      :
> Fatal server error:
> (EE) Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs for all
> framebuffer devices
> 
> Since there was nothing of use on this system I removed all packages
> and tried again with the above error persisting. I removed all
> packages again and also clear /usr/local, /tmp/ and removed all
> xorg.conf files. The error persists even with that.
> 
> The current state of the system:
>    pkg prime-origins
>    ports-mgmt/pkg
>    x11/xdm
>    x11/xorg
> 
> At this point I checked question and the "Xorg broken after upgrade
> to 12.2" thread. I did not think it relevant on the first pass as I
> had an almost working system.
> 
> The error messages in Xorg.0.log
> 
>          (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> [  4257.423] (EE) Failed to load module "intel" (module does not
> exist, 0) [  4257.425] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or
> directory [  4257.425] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or
> directory [  4257.425] (EE) Screen 0 deleted because of no matching
> config section. [  4257.425] (EE)
> [  4257.425] (EE) Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify
> busIDs for all framebuffer devices
> [  4257.425] (EE)
> [  4257.425] (EE)
> [  4257.425] (EE) Please also check the log file at
> "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
> [  4257.425] (EE)
> [  4257.426] (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.
> 
> So I tried building graphics/drm-kmod from a ports tree I portsnap'd 
> Saturday. That would not build. When I did a `make clean` I cancelled
> that cleared /usr/ports and portsnap'd a new copy. graphics/drm-kmod
> is not in the current tree BTW, so I am going to try
> graphics/drm-legacy-kmod which I expect to meet the same fate.
> 
> The solution here (if it works) is somewhat at odds with this
> statement from the handbook:
> 
>     "Warning:
>      Before installing and using the Ports Collection, please be
>      aware that it is generally ill-advised to use the Ports
>      Collection in conjunction with the binary packages provided
>      via pkg to install software. pkg, by default, tracks
>      quarterly branch-releases of the ports tree and not HEAD.
>      Dependencies could be different for a port in HEAD compared
>      to its counterpart in a quarterly branch release and this
>      could result in conflicts between dependencies installed by
>      pkg and those from the Ports Collection. If the Ports
>      Collection and pkg must be used in conjunction, then be sure
>      that your Ports Collection and pkg are on the same branch
>      release of the ports tree."
> 
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