[buug] help / newbie
jon at rejon.org
Sun Jul 24 13:34:34 PDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-07-19 at 12:38 -0700, Gabriel Gabriel wrote:
> Hello: Thanks very much for your help. I got Gnome
> up and running. Now ( as you may figure )I have other
> problems. One of them is hooking my machine to
> Windows-based networks; so far I've been able to ping
> the routers/servers with a response, but I catn't surf
> the Net.
Huh? Did you setup samba? I need more information...maybe others from
the list can chime in as well...
> Thanks again for your help from the previous mail and
> if you have the time/will/knowledge to shed some light
> on these prob, it'll be appreciated too!!
Cool, I'm cc'ing the list so that others can benefit from our
> --- Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 10:58 -0700, Gabriel Gabriel
> > wrote:
> > > Hello: I'm new to FreeBSD. I tried it on VMWare
> > > virtual machines and I managed to bring it up all
> > the
> > > way to the Gnome graphical environment but, as
> > soon as
> > > I installed it on a real machine I got trouble.
> > I've
> > > tried unsuccessfully to start a Gnome session on 2
> > > different machines: a PIII Compaq and a 2800+
> > Athlon
> > > machine. The latter is the one I'm interested in
> > > running FreeBSD (v 5.4). I have an Athlon proc.
> > 2800+
> > > class, a Gigabyte 7nnxp mobo and an ATI 9600
> > Radeon
> > > video card. Everything seems to work fine and
> > install
> > > fine, but I can't start Gnome. I tried with and
> > > without ATI's Linux/Xorg driver and keep on
> > getting
> > > error messages. "failure to initialize core
> > devices"
> > > "no matching section found for device XXXX" (the
> > card
> > > installs as two devices on Win XP and Win 2k3).
> > > Apparently the "no matchin section found..." is
> > for
> > > the second???? part of the card. Can anybody shed
> > > some light on me? plz! ThX!
> > Sounds like you are having a problem with X windows.
> > Try to do from the
> > commandline:
> > startx
> > Copy and paste what is output from that...
> > Also, try:
> > X -probeonly
> > And paste the output back in an email.
> > What it sounds like you need is to get your X
> > configuration file sorted
> > and then start your system. Someone who is familiar
> > with freebsd's X
> > configuration could probably help you even better
> > than me.
> > To generate a new config file from X, you can
> > generate a new X configure
> > file by doing :
> > X -configure
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