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Re: wdm problem


wdm is not looping. It is just dying, and when it dies, the X restarts as
it normally would when wdm exits because, for example, you exited your

Basically, you have to find out why is wdm dying. From the error log
you sent below, it looks like an error while loading an image or

Regards, Leo

On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Cristian Constantin wrote:

> hi!
> i've upgraded to woody recently...
> when i start wdm it seems to enter some infinite loop; it keeps
> re-starting the X server...
> it says something like:
> crist@acrux~/secmeet$tail -f /var/log/wdm.log 
> PEXExtensionInit: Couldn't open default PEX font file  Roman_M
> wdmLogin: /build/buildd/wmaker-0.62.1/wrlib/raster.c:46: RCreateImage: Assertion `width>0 && height>0' failed.
> xdm error (pid 599): Greet: guarenteed_read error, UNMANAGE DISPLAY
> xdm error (pid 599): Greet: pipe read error with /usr/bin/X11/wdmLogin
> wdm: wdm pipe read error with program /usr/bin/X11/wdmLogin, wdm terminating
> X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> (using VT number 7)
> PEXExtensionInit: Couldn't open default PEX font file  Roman_M
> any idea what happens... i relly don't like that ugly xdm ;-( (which
> by the way works all right...)
> Thank you!
> bye now!
> cristian

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