[PC-BSD Testing] ThinkPad T61 Video fails before installation

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Nov 21 06:29:36 PST 2012

On 11/20/2012 17:40, Michael Dexter wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am trying 9.1RC3 on an ThinkPad T61 and while it will display the
> initial desktop image with the PC-BSD logo in the center, it will soon
> go black. Booting in VESA mode will do the same but report:
> waiting for X server to shut down XIO:  fatal IO error 35 (Resource
> temporarily unavailable( on X server ":0"
>         after 3430 requests (3430 known processed) with 9 events
> remaining.
> failed to unset mtrr: No such file or directory
> xauth: (argv):1: bad display name "pcbsd:0" in "remove" command
> Installation failed! Press any key to drop to shell or type 'reboot'
> to restart the system
> Ideas?
> Thanks,
> Michael
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Sounds like the GUI is failing to load, or crashing.. This with the RC3
DVD? i386 or amd64? What video card, using the Intel or NVIDIA discrete?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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