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Re: xdm modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-13

Obrigado, Joao.

I have googled it, but just nothing has come out of it. Don't worry about it. I need this as a server and I can xterm into it from another machine.


----- Original Message ----- From: "João Lourenço" <Joao.Lourenco@di.fct.unl.pt>
To: <debian-laptop@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: xdm modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-13

Hello Jose,

On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 15:12 -0500, jose isaias cabrera wrote:
> I just installed Debian on a Dell Inspiron 7500. It's running pretty > good,
> but I loaded xdm and now it goes right into xdm and fails with the
> "modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-13" and I can't go back to > the
> xterm.  It's at the xdm logon screen.
> Two questions:
> 1. How do I stop xdm from loading at boot?

As root execute
# update-rc.d -x xdm remove

It will remove all the symbolic links in the rc* directories.

> 2. How do I fix this error message above?

Sorry.  Can't help.  I suggest you try google.


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