XDM and X

Kevin O'Connor kevin at rainford.org.uk
Thu Aug 2 16:00:37 BST 2001

On 2 Aug 2001, at 15:46, Dominic Mitchell wrote: 

> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 02:45:07PM +0100, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > Does any one know if there has been any configureation changes 
> > made in 4.3 that would affect the running of xdm and kdm. The 
> > configuration ran fine under 4.2 but now drops into the background 
> > and cannot be connected to. The X server can be brought up with 
> > startx and works fine. Is this the result of 4.3 running ssh??
> It should work fine...  What version of XFree86 are you using?  Newer
> versions store an X server log in /var/log/XFree86.0.log, there may be a
> clue in there.
No log and it's the version that installs with 4.3 by default when 
selected at setup. I've since rebuilt a second server with 4.3 and 
have the same problem, kdm and XF86_SVGA  is hogging 98% 
cpu useage 

> Also, how are you running xdm/kdm?  From rc.local or /etc/ttys?

Regards Kevin 

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