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Re: xfree86 4.3.0-0ds4 server shut-down

On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 09:08:53PM +0200, Georg Koss wrote:
> Hello again!
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 03:02:02AM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > 
> > It looks like there's no problem with the server but with the client
> > side. It might be a good idea to install a display manager like gdm or
> > kdm.
> I tried that with gdm, and remembered _why_ I forgot it. I wasn't
> allowed to login as user because gdm doesn't accept my password and it
> permitted me to login as root. Because of this behavior I decided to
> start X manually with startx from console.

gdm.conf doesn't allow root logins by default, you have
to specifically allow them if you want. I haven't had any
password difficulties, so I can't speak to that.


Chris Tillman
- Linux Rox -

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