Black screen when configure Xorg

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 16:06:22 PST 2009


Simone Dalmasso wrote:
> Thanks lux-integ, unfortunately my Xorg stops before creating the
> xorg.conf.new. I need to create this file, but I don't know how.

Use the below to start.  You can change the "Device" driver to match 
after you check things out using the vesa driver.  All the "Modules" may 
not load.  You should at least get a decent log file.

   -- Bruce


$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "ServerLayout"
     #Option         "AllowEmptyInput" "FALSE"
     Identifier     "X.org Configured"
     Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
     InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
     InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
     ModulePath      "/usr/lib/X11/modules"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/OTF"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
     FontPath        "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
EndSection

Section "Module"
     Load           "dbe"
     Load           "dri2"
     Load           "glx"
     Load           "extmod"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
     Identifier     "Keyboard0"
     Driver         "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
     Identifier     "Mouse0"
     Driver         "mouse"
     Option         "Protocol" "auto"
     Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
     Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
     Identifier     "Monitor0"
     VendorName     "Monitor Vendor"
     ModelName      "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Device"
     Identifier     "Card0"
     Driver         "vesa"
     VendorName     "Unknown Vendor"
     BoardName      "Unknown Board"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
     Identifier     "Screen0"
     Device         "Card0"
     Monitor        "Monitor0"
     DefaultDepth   16
     SubSection     "Display"
         Viewport    0 0
     EndSubSection
     SubSection     "Display"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       4
     EndSubSection
     SubSection     "Display"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       8
     EndSubSection
     SubSection     "Display"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       15
     EndSubSection
     SubSection     "Display"
         Modes      "1024x768"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       16
     EndSubSection
     SubSection     "Display"
         Modes      "1024x768"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       24
     EndSubSection
EndSection



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