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Re: xdm???

"Jonathan B. Leffert" <leffert@cs.uchicago.edu> writes:

> I installed the xbase package from unstable/ as well as a lot of other X
> packages.  I have X working fine, but I cannot seem to get xdm to work.
> When I do a /etc/init.d/xdm start as root, xdm loads as a process, but the
> X login prompt never appears.  Anyone know how to get this to work?

Did you check /var/log/xdm-errors?  That is the first place to check
in the event of trouble.

Secondly, did you try to start xdm when you already had an X session
running?  If so, that is a mistake.

John Goerzen          | Running Debian GNU/Linux (www.debian.org)
Custom Programming    | 
jgoerzen@complete.org | 

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