Re: xdm modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-13
Unfortunately, the "display managers" seem to be a requirement of
having X installed at all.
What I do is rename the file /etc/init.d/kdm to kdm-do_not_run (yours
would be /etc/init.d/xdm). This prevents the init scripts calling the
program without actually screwing anything else up. It also makes it
obvious what to change back once I want X to automatically run again.
Maybe someone else knows what option in X to set to not have it
It's then a simple matter to type "startx" after logging in at the
About the char-major error, sorry, can't help with that one.
On Thursday 30 December 2004 15:12, jose isaias cabrera was heard to
> 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?
> 2. How do I fix this error message above?
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