Re: Upgrade to Sarge kills X
Well, I still haven't been able to make my Sarge-upgraded-from-Woody system
start X successfully. (I'm using a text login and 'startx' to try and
start X). I briefly get the grey dotted screen with the 'X' on it, then it
drops out again.
Ah. X is starting, but it's not finding any clients to run, so it
immediately exits. Try creating the file ".xinitrc" in your home
directory with the single line:
(assuming you have icewm installed; this line could be "startkde", or
"gnome-session" or "fluxbox", or "wmaker", or etc etc etc).
This is what goes to the text screen (caught by using
startx > startxlog 2>&1) (I could post /var/log/Xfree86.0.log but it's
Does the X warning re priority have some significance? Should I be doing
something about it with 'nice' ?