[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 47, Issue 14

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Dec 15 09:08:10 PST 2010

> In reply, I attempted Kris' recommendation.  After entering the commands,
> the computer returned to the install routine but not to the "welcome" menu.
> Within seconds, the splash screen displayed.  However, as per the suggestion
> by Bill Leeper (a.k.a. Protagonist ) I refrained from pressing "any key" to
> continue.  I could hear dvd disk activity, and eventually I saw a flash of
> dmesg just before it jumped into the video configuration.  And that's where
> it hung.
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio

That sounds like Xorg itself is hanging then. Does using the "emergency console" or "vesa" mode
from the loader get you to any workable screen?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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