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Re: ldconfig error

Hi jtv

, On 04-Nov-01, you wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 02:13:20PM +0100, John Lord wrote:
>> /bin/startx: /bin/xauth: cannot execute binary file
>> /bin/startx: /bin/xinit:      "      "      "

> /bin/startx?  That's an odd place for it... I suspect that ought to be
> /usr/bin/X11/startx.  Could you check whether there is a /usr/bin/X11/startx
> on your system?  If not, startx appears to be in the wrong place.  If there
> is, the one in /bin/startx would seem to be redundant and is mistakenly
> being run because it occurs earlier in the search path.

The one in /bin was an old one, so I showed it the door. So it is now using
/usr/bin/X11/startx, but still get the same errors.

The output of ls -l is this:

-rwxr-xr-x  1  root  root  3090  Oct 5  07:02  /usr/bin/X11/startx

> Any idea how the X Window System (probably XFree86) was installed on your
> system?  Did it just come with Debian that way?

The original was a v3.9* from the Debian 2.2r2 PPC non-US cd set. but I
installed XFreeV4.02 from a set of tgz binaries.


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