XDM and X
kevin at rainford.org.uk
Fri Aug 3 09:10:18 BST 2001
On 2 Aug 2001, at 16:36, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 03:59:52PM +0100, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > 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
> If that's the server name, it's probably 3.3.6. Hmmm, that's pretty
> > > Also, how are you running xdm/kdm? From rc.local or /etc/ttys?
> > /etc/ttys
> Ok. Is there anything in /var/log/messages?
starting xdm or kdm seems to log the following
/kernel: sigreturn: efllags = 0x13213
but this behavior has only happened recently. The workstations are
installed over ftp and older versions of 4.3 ( early June ) do not
exibit this behaviour. Hope some one can sort this one out for me
as it's all supposed to go live September.
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