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Hi First time installed FreeBSD. Xwindows cannot start. Can anybody help me? Please Tried to configure xorgcfg -textmode OS FreeBSD 5.3 Hewlett-Packard; HP D5258A Pavilion M50 Monitor; hwp0102; 31.468-54.0; 56.0-85.0; ...
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    Xwindows problem. Failed to open /dev/io for extended I/0


    Hi
    First time installed FreeBSD. Xwindows cannot start.
    Can anybody help me? Please

    Tried to configure xorgcfg -textmode

    OS
    FreeBSD 5.3

    Hewlett-Packard; HP D5258A Pavilion M50 Monitor; hwp0102; 31.468-54.0; 56.0-85.0; 1

    Card
    ATI 3D Rage Pro 8mb SDRAM AGP Card R1

    Any suggestion what should I choose o do?

    Thank you
    Dave

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    It looks like you'll need to add
    Code:
    device io
    to your kernel config file. Then rebuild your kernel, install it, and reboot. Info on how to do this can be found in the FreeBSD Handbook here:
    http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO...nelconfig.html

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