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Date:      Thu, 9 Jul 2009 16:44:16 -0400
From:      Glen Barber <>
To:        herbs <>
Subject:   Re: Xorg - how can I configure this thing??
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On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 4:23 PM, herbs<> wrote:
> Hi Daemons,
> I am stuck with a fresh installation, FreeBSD 7.2 with the usual X Server environment..
> Usually I invoke xorgconfig to set up the hardware I have, like mouse
> driver, monitor frequency, resolution and so on.
> The new X server 1.6.0 seems to have some sort of autoconfig. I compiled
> the /usr/ports/X11-wm/fluxbox - it installs the X Server with Fluxbox.
> Then I type startx.
> The twm windowmanager shows up, but accepts no input. Mousepointer
> stuck, no key input.
> I cannot even create a /etx/X11/xorg.conf file by invoking ./xorgconfig ..
> What am I doing wrong? Can anybody give me a hint in the right
> direction?

Run 'X -configure' then add this to the end:

Section "ServerFlags"
	option	"AutoAddDevices"	"off"
	option	"AllowEmptyInput"	"off"

You can test with 'X -config /root/'

If it works, copy /root/ to /etc/X11/xorg.conf


Glen Barber

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