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Re: xconsole disappeared while using XDM

On Sun, 15 Jun 1997 jason@dlcwest.com wrote:

>   I'm not sure when this happened but when I went back to using XDM
>   upon boot I lost my xconsole.  And my /dev/xconsole has been changed
>   to /dev/xconsole|.
> Could anyone help me remedy this problem.  The xdm man page mentioned
> an example of starting xconsole in the Xsetup file but this did not
> work for me.

Check if you get this output:

$ ls -l /dev/xconsole*
prw-r--r--   1 root     root         4096 Jun 15 09:08 /dev/xconsole

$ ls -lF /dev/xconsole*
prw-r--r--   1 root     root         4096 Jun 15 09:08 /dev/xconsole|

$ cat /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 
# $XConsortium: Xsetup_0,v 1.3 93/09/28 14:30:31 gildea Exp $

if grep -q ^run-xconsole /etc/X11/config
  xconsole -geometry 480x130-0-0 -daemon -notify -verbose -fn fixed \
    -exitOnFail -file /dev/xconsole


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