Subject: Re: i386 -current on Supermicro X7DAE
To: Chavdar Ivanov <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2007 17:11:50
On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 05:01:54PM +0000, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> The problem I am aving is with X on -current. I ran xf86cfg, which
> turned my screen black. I then interrupted X with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
> and blindly typed 'reboot', which was done. So X actually works, but
> the monitor stays black (the monitor light is green, showing there is
> signal present). I setup sshd after that and now I am logged on the
> system from another place whilst the screen is pitch black. I might
> try Xorg tomorrow, but nevertheless this maybe a problem with -current
> which needs some attention. The fatal error from the Xfree86.0.log
> attached is just the stopping of the server.

Could you try to add the `HorizSync' and `VertRefresh' values,
according to the monitor documentation, in the `Monitor' section of
your XFree86 config file; and see if that helps ?

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.