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Re: setting up gdm

On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> The first thing is to make sure X starts. So X starts with startx?

X starts with startx, but I am not able to load gnome.

> XFree86 was removed from pkgsrc. XFree86 is available from NetBSD in x*
> distribution sets. pkgsrc has alternative: (many xorg packages).
> > I also tried putting in gdm=YES into rc.conf, but it only gives errors
> > into the messages log:
> >
> > Jun 24 14:42:15 grace gdm-binary[98]: WARNING: gdm_slave_xioerror_handler:
> > Fatal X error - Restarting :0
> > Jun 24 14:42:21 grace gdm-binary[882]: WARNING: Failed to start X server
> > several times in a short time period; disabling display :0
> Maybe need to look in the /var/log/XFree86.?.log file. It may indicate the
> problem(s).

I think this must be the problem:

Fatal server error:
xf86OpenPcvt: Cannot open /dev/ttyE4 (Device not configured)

I googled this, but I didn't find a solution.

What do I need to do?


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