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Old 07-06-2003, 08:04 AM   #1
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FreeBSD x server problems

hi i just completed the setup but when it came to config the x86 it says it faild when i completed it
so... can anybody help me ?
when i try the command start x it doesn't work either

i ain't that great in the x86 server thingy
greets ,
Old 07-06-2003, 08:54 AM   #2
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Ther is a freebsd forum on this site. I would sugest you look there.
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Old 07-20-2003, 12:20 AM   #4
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So exactly what error are you getting? You are sure x is completely installed? What version of x are you referring to? What happens when you try to run the GUI x config? The shell x config?
Old 07-20-2003, 02:44 PM   #5
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Did you reference the Docs at when you were setting up X windows?

I just installed FreeBSD and followed the X windows docs and didnt have a problem, except trying to figure out the HorizSync and VertRefresh of this old no-name beater monitor, lol....
Old 07-20-2003, 08:16 PM   #6
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Configure--> XFree86

This will re run the Xfree86 config for FreeBSD. The textmode one has the most choices of monitors and vid cards.

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