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Re: X and runlevels

On Mon, Sep 04, 2000 at 04:43:44PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> The code to do this has existed in xdm for a very long time, but XFree86
> always shipped with it turned off.  I turned it back on (it just involves a
> few resource settings for the display manager, see the xdm manpage), and
> sent patches to XFree86 a long time ago, but the patch was ignored, and
> Dirk Hohndel basically told me I was an idiot for doing so, because it
> might unexpectedly terminate the server in the quite common case of four X
> session logins in a row that averaged less than 6 seconds each...
> If you're saying, "Huh?" right about now, that's okay, because I did too.

No, I can understand that. - that exact circumstance would occur in our
University computer science lab. Regularly too, I might add.


                       Michael Beattie (mickyb@es.co.nz)

                     "Games?  Did someone say games?" -- Q
                Debian GNU/Linux....  Ooohh You are missing out!

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