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by A-dog
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found
Replies: 21
Views: 47441

Re: fatal server error - no screens found

ericbsd wrote:This is a common thing with ATI Drivers, it should be solve for 4.0.
I use nvidia and it happened on my machine
by A-dog
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found
Replies: 21
Views: 47441

Re: fatal server error - no screens found

I am also a newbee, and I just had that problem on my first install. When you load the cd and it gets to the cli to login go to root [su] then type ee /etc/X11/xorg.conf go down to where the driver is identified and change it to "vesa" press esc, press a, press a type in exit to go back to user type...
by A-dog
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: system source tree --SOLVED--
Replies: 9
Views: 11182

Re: system source tree --SOLVED--

The svn svn checkout svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/releng/9.2/ /usr/src doesn't populate the /usr/src/sys directory. The tar file ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/amd64/9.2-RELEASE/src.txz does. I needed the kernel source code before anything would work. After compiling the nvidia-drive...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: system source tree --SOLVED--
Replies: 9
Views: 11182

Re: system source tree

I've reinstalled it and it's not doing it this time. I'm following http://sourceforge.net/p/ghostbsdproject/code/HEAD/tree/3.5-RC/ instructions this time. Should this work better? May not be a bug in the os, it may be a bug in my motherboard. I switched to BSD from debian linux because of a conflict...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: system source tree --SOLVED--
Replies: 9
Views: 11182

Re: system source tree

To install nvidia-drivers from ports you need src. Do pkg_add -rf nvidia-drivers /usr/src may be the problem. I seem to have [sys] directories inside each other in /usr/src/sys/sys/sys .... and they go on forever. Should I reinstall GhostBSD and try again or is there a way to fix the directory corr...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: system source tree --SOLVED--
Replies: 9
Views: 11182

Re: system source tree

I've just installed GhostBSD and now I want to install the nvidia drivers but it tells me that I need the system source tree. I've tried using sysinstall to no avail and there was something on sourceforge about using subversion but nothing is working. Please help, I only have vesa working now. It u...
by A-dog
Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: system source tree --SOLVED--
Replies: 9
Views: 11182

system source tree --SOLVED--

I've just installed GhostBSD and now I want to install the nvidia drivers but it tells me that I need the system source tree. I've tried using sysinstall to no avail and there was something on sourceforge about using subversion but nothing is working. Please help, I only have vesa working now.