XDM and X

Paul Richards paul at freebsd-services.co.uk
Fri Aug 3 15:50:47 BST 2001


--On Friday, August 03, 2001 09:10:18 +0100 Kevin O'Connor
<kevin at rainford.org.uk> wrote:

> 
> 
> 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
>> old.
>> 
>> > > 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.

Do you mean -stable then rather than 4.3-release?

Stable's become a bit of a moving target and I wouldn't trust it in a
production enviroment. Try installing from a 4.3 release CD.

Paul.







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