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Re: Auth problem while running X DRI trunk thru startx.

On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 11:45, Adam Hewitt wrote:
> Or if this is the problem, does anyone know how to get around this with
> gdm?

Simply by using it. :)

The X server doesn't crash for you, BTW.

> On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 17:38, Mathieu Segaud wrote:
> > Adam Hewitt posted earlier on this list about problems to run latest
> > dri X packages with a fresh 2.4.22-ben2 kernel.
> > He can log as root into X with startx but not as any unprivileged
> > user:
> > so my question is :)
> > is this related to XdmAuth missing and is there a hack like the one
> > with xdm ?

No, because as the name suggests, XdmAuth is related to xdm and other
display managers and not involved with startx.

Maybe it's just a matter of dpkg-reconfigure xserver-common ?

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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