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Re: startx doesn't start: can't find screens

On 29 June 2014 17:34, Thomas Mueller <> 
> I've looked through relevant files: /etc/ttys, /usr/pkg/etc/X11/xorg.conf, 
> directory /usr/pkg/etc/xdm
> and couldn't find anything different in the older ones that ran or pretended 
> to run.
> I can only assume something is broken in the current pkgsrc implementation of 
> modular-xorg-server.
> I've tried to fix the problem, but just an exercise in frustration.
> I wonder about the effect of xdm-related files in
> /usr/pkg/etc/xdm    and
> /usr/pkg/lib/X11/xdm
> when I don't use xdm; have never succeeded starting xdm in NetBSD from 
> command line or /etc/rc.conf .
> Tom

Have you tried deleting xorg.conf and restart X?

And what happens if you run "X -configure" ?


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