[PC-BSD Testing] 7.1 Beta1

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Mon Mar 9 07:43:30 PDT 2009

Kris Moore wrote:
> Bill Leeper wrote:
>> Sorry about that, I should have included more info. I have an 8500GT  
>> with 512MB and I tried all three nVidia drivers and the nv driver. I  
>> have a widescreen flat panel using a DVI connector. As soon as I tell  
>> it to apply the settings I get the text screen where it generates a  
>> new xorg. I then come back to the configure screen where I get the  
>> message previous attempt failed please check your settings and try  
>> again. This is pretty much the exact same problem I had with the first  
>> alpha as far as I can tell. I even tried the custom settings to enter  
>> the refresh rates and it makes no difference. The settings section  
>> does correctly identify my card as a GeForce 8500 GT.
> Ok, here's what I need you to do in order for me to troubleshoot / fix 
> this issue.
> Boot PC-BSD 7.1-BETA1, then hit "7" at the boot-splash to re-run the X 
> setup tool. Try using the 180.35 driver as you normally would, then go 
> ahead and hit Apply. After it fails, and you get brought up to the "Your 
> previous attempt failed" screen, right-click on the desktop and bring up 
> xterm, then run the following command:
> # tar cvf /root/xlogs.tar /PCBSD/tmp/xsetup.log /etc/X11 /root/xorg*
> Then go ahead and setup vesa mode as you've been doing, and e-mail me 
> the /root/xlogs.tar file. I should be able to help get this resolved 
> with that info :)
> --
> Kris Moore
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Here are the logs you requested.

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