Re: problem with X
On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 02:26:06AM -0000, email@example.com wrote:
> Quoting Bob Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > I still receive the PEXExtensionInit error as well. I have not had time
> > to play with correcting that. The line about the /dev/gpmdata tells that
> > you are running gpm and trying to run X. My understanding is that on the
> > Sun you cannot run both gpm and X. I was having similar trouble, so I
> > stopped gpm and tried 'startx'. It started fine and working no troubles.
> > Cheers
> > Bob
> kuman@jsbsl:~$ su - root
> jsbsl:~# dpkg -r gpm
> dpkg - warning: ignoring request to remove gpm which isn't installed.
> hmmm...what is happening now? i was told to stop gpm, how exactly can i do
> that? again, helps is much needed to get my X up.
Gpm is already removed. However, it looks like you also need to rm
/dev/gpmdata. I thought that was fixed in newer Xsun servers, but the
error you mentioned earlier in the thread tells me you have an older one.
The PEX font file Roman_M error can usually be ignored as some people
seem to get it even with appropriate fonts installed and it doesn't keep
X from running.
Steve Bowman <email@example.com> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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