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Re: troubleshooting X

Thomas Adam( said 2010.02.01 21:30:44 +0000:
> On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 03:24:13PM -0600, Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
> > I'm looking for a good guide to troubleshooting X problems.  Anybody know 
> > of one?  
> > 
> > Background: I had a nicely working setup I'd planned for my kids to use.
> > Then I had need for a Windows system, and that was the only box available
> > to retask.  Now I've set it up with NetBSD again, but X is not working
> > right this time.  All the characters in gdm are empty squares, and the
> This points to missing fonts, or incorrect font paths.

Agreed. Check Xorg log, possibly you need to run fc-cache or something

> > pointer (I've tried two mice) is frozen.  Other than making Xorg suid so
> > it could log, I don't remember doing anything unusual last time to get it
> > to work.

You might want to read the following as it addresses quite a few of these


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