X server will not shutdown

Gavin Reade greadey at gmail.com
Wed May 29 03:59:26 PDT 2013

Nope - no such errors.  I've been having a look at all the xorg.conf,
radeon material so I might come up with something there.  I should mention
that  xorg DID detect the card.


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Sascha Wildner <saw at online.de> wrote:

> **
> 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).
> Sascha
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