[NBLUG/talk] XFree86 4.3 -- I'm trapped in an upgrade vortex!
jet at sonic.net
Sat Sep 6 22:00:03 PDT 2003
In run level 3 try to run gdm from the command line and see what happens. You
should be dumped to a graphical login if it runs.
.... told you
On Saturday 06 September 2003 21:55, Dave Sisley wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 06, 2003 at 12:43:49PM -0700, Ron Wickersham wrote:
> > On Sat, 6 Sep 2003, Dave Sisley wrote:
> > ---snip---
> > > AUDIT: Sat Sep 6 09:33:18 2003: 4002 X: client 5 rejected from local
> > > host
> > looking over the logs it appears that X server is starting ok...well you
> > did report BSOW.
> > so i think it must be a red-hatism that the login client expects the
> > X server to be something other than localhost (perhaps the hostname???)
> > a quick look in the Green Book (Evi Nemeth, et.al) shows the config
> > file for initial X11 environment .xinitrc is replaced in red had with
> > .Xclients. so looking there might reveal something.
> > -ron
> Looking in my /etc/X11/xinit directory, I see both an xinitrc and an
> Xclient script. As far as I know, the dot versions (.xinitrc & .Xclients)
> are supposed to live in the user's home directory, but I think my problem
> is more global. By this I mean that I am not even given the opportunity to
> log in, so the system doesn't know which user dir to even look in.
> I'm still stumped.
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Mark Street, D.C.
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