X server will not shutdown

Sascha Wildner saw at online.de
Tue May 28 23:40:36 PDT 2013

On Wed, 29 May 2013 02:03:18 +0200, Gavin Reade <greadey at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Finally got X working on 3.4, it was a bit of a pain (mainly because I  
> did not know what to do straight away). i started using dports straight  
> away, and >did xorg -configure and used that config but x would not  
> start.  My card is a Radeon RV280.  Did some reading and found I needed  
> drm in the kernel, >which wasn't there by default.  Anyway after  
> installing drm in the kernel startx worked and I got the minimal X  
> working. So I have two questions, with >no drm in the kernel, dmesg  
> reports my card as a generic vga, after installing drm at boot time via  
> loader.conf, the card is still not detected.  Can >anyone tell me why or  
> am I missing something obvious??  Also when I exit X via the window  
> manager, all the window decoration disappears but X >won't shutdown and  
> exit cleanly.  Why might this be?  Are the two things interconnected?

Can you check /var/run/dmesg.boot for "contigmalloc_map: failed size..."  
errors? If present, you have to raise the reserve (setting vm.dma_reserved  
as described in drm(4) manual page).

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