[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#81397: [authorization] fails silently for normal users, cannot start server

Eray Ozkural (exa) <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 11:03:57PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > The display manager
> > starts the X server, not the other way around, which means that the X server
> > has no control over the display manager's behavior; and the authentication
> > failure you reported came from the display manager and PAM, /not/ from the X
> > server.
> Hmm. Well, I know about that. The display managers start all right. The
> problem occurs when I login. I'd tried xdm, wings and gdm. How come all
> of them failed then?

Why does that mean the problem is with the X server?

``Banks *are* bastards.'' -- John Laws

Reply to: