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Re: Newly updated modular Xorg won't start
> I'm not an Xorg expert, but I think specifying "-config xorg.conf.null"
> will just add that empty file to the list of configuration files
> considered; it will have the highest precedence, but it won't make
> Xorg not read the other ones, and since it's empty, the behavior won't
> Maybe you could try "Xorg -configure" as root to generate a new
> configuration file and then use it as root with "Xorg -config
> $HOME/xorg.conf.new" or similar? Or maybe you could really move your
> existing xorg.conf out of the way temporarily?
I tried "Xorg -configure" and then "Xorg -config ~/xorg.conf.new" but got the same failure.
Sometimes with NetBSD, what fails on one computer works on another. An old NetBSD-5.1_STABLE i386 installation fails to boot on this motherboard. There have also been differences in console behavior.
But not this time. I tried on the other computer, where I had NetBSD installation from the same source, mounted the other by NFS, startx failed the same way.
Maybe try again after the next update to modular-xorg-server?
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