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Re: Xorg problems

On Nov 22, 2007 4:37 AM, Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Javier Vasquez, le Wed 21 Nov 2007 22:05:10 -0600, a écrit :
> > 2nd weird thing is that when killing the X session, with CTRL-BkSp, I
> > return to the console, but the display gets weird, kind of grey and I
> > can't see a thing.
> There's a problem with palette restoring yes.
> > 3rd weird thing is that although the instructions talk about
> > xserver-common to be dpg-reconfigured, such package does not exist.
> That package disappeared recently yes, the documentation needs to be
> updated.
> > Fatal server error:
> > Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old")
> That's because /usr/bin/X is supposed to be setuid, while Xorg is not.
> (X checks the security stuff, then calls Xorg as root). A fixup for you
> for now (since you replaced X by a link to Xorg) is to set Xorg setuid,
> but X should really get fixed.
> Samuel

Thanks Samuel,

What do you recommend me to do in oreder to get /usr/bin/X running
properly?  Do you know if I'm the only one reporting this?

Thanks again,


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