Re: KDM - Some minor buggies
> > but entering the user name works?
> No. I do get the user name into the name field by clicking on a
> user-id icon.
ah. then it's probably the usual "vt7 is missing at the end of the
Xserver line" problem, which causes a race between the server and a
getty. the fact, that it works when started from command line supports
> Yes they are installed and testing from a xterm prompt, they
> (afterstep, pawm, fvwm, wmaker) all tell me nicely and correctly
> that another windowmanager (kde) is running.
strange. it's probably something with the Xsession script ... maybe,
add -x to the first line (#! /bin/sh -x) to get an execution log in
kdm.log / ~/.xsession-errors .
> Some additional info:
> 1) I have modified /etc/kde2/kdm/Xsession to include
> xscreensaver-command -exit
> xscreensaver -no-splash -silent &
> to enable xscreensaver when the KDM login screen is displayed.
> The kdm frozen keyboard and chooser problem do NOT go away
> when I remove the xscreensaver commands from Xsession.
Xsession is the wrong file ... you mean Xsetup, right?
> 2) When kdm failed on me (recently) I used startx and kdm started
> - the kdm keyboard was NOT frozen.
you mean, both startx and kdm worked (independently from each other), right?
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