Re: xdm starts, but X doesn't - FIXED
Kent West wrote:
> When I boot into Debian on my PowerMac 4400/200, the xdm logon
> screen pops up, but when I log in, the system thinks for a few
> seconds, and then returns to the logon screen. It's not a
> password problem, because I can put in a bad password and get the
> same result but with a message saying "invalid login". That
> message is not there when I use the correct password.
> If I Ctrl-(Command-?)Alt-F1 to the first virtual terminal, I can
> log in and then start X manually with the "startx -- :1" command.
> Apparently Debian PowerPC does things differently enough from the
> i386 flavor that I can't quite sort out what's happening.
> Any ideas?
> Kent West
Apparently it was some sort of video resolution problem. For
different reasons, I upgraded my kernel from 2.2.16 to 2.2.17,
and somewhere in the process the video straightened itself out,
and now I have X working again.