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Re: Almost there...

Dear Anne,

Might it be possible that you are actually running X without a window manager? 
- I did this once and it looked a bit like what you describe, for you actually 
CAN work on a large terminal there.

Could you possibly post your xorg.conf?

Kind regards,


-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 20:28:27 -0800
> Von: Stripes the Tiger Cub <>
> An: 
> Betreff: Almost there...

> Hi everyone,
> Thanks for your help getting the wireless up and working. It works
> with NetBSD-current install. There are two more things that I'm not
> sure why aren't working:
> X11 doesn't work, which is very frustrating because this feels like
> the first time I installed Slackware over 15 years ago. X brings me to
> what looks like a really large console instead of an X11. I was able
> to get this working in Linux without configuring (X -configure).
> However, I still cannot get it to work after download a few different
> xorg.conf's for the Thinkpad X200.
> The other problem, although minor, is not getting wireless to start at
> boot with wpa_supplicant.
> I have to type the following after I get to the login prompt (and
> login of course :):
> # wpa_supplicant -B -i iwn0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
> # dhcpcd iwn0
> Then it works. I have the following in my /etc/rc.conf:
> wscons=YES
> dhcpcd=YES
> dhcpcd_flags="-q -b"
> wpa_supplicant=YES
> wpa_supplicant_flags="-B -i iwn0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"
> defaultroute=""
> hostname="quarry"
> So it seems like something is missing. Any thoughts on either?
> Thanks,
> -Anne
> -- 
> ///stripes/// -

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