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Date:      Thu, 9 Jul 2009 16:44:16 -0400
From:      Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>
To:        herbs <herbert.raimund@gmx.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Xorg - how can I configure this thing??
Message-ID:  <4ad871310907091344o40ce04f1g4835f3de8ef1cbd0@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090709202304.GA29940@greencat.langhans.com.pl>
References:  <20090709202304.GA29940@greencat.langhans.com.pl>

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On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 4:23 PM, herbs<herbert.raimund@gmx.net> 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"
EndSection

You can test with 'X -config /root/xorg.conf.new'

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

HTH

-- 
Glen Barber



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