Re: X lock file
> > I have one server, with several diskless clients (except for one boot
> > floppy). The diskless clients often get rebooted while running X,
> > leaving the lock file on the server.
> > Some times, the PID in the lock file is the next reboot taken by
> > a getty. This will cause X to refuse to start up, saying that the
> > X server is already running.
> You should have a different /var/ (or at leat /var/run) for every client on
> the NFS-Server.
No, that's not the problem -- I do have a different /var for every
client on the network, as described above: the lock file remains
from the previous boot of the client.
Use Debian Linux!