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Fatal server error: xf86OpenConsole: Server must be run as root


Just installed a new machine and updated my old one, so same versions on both.

When I try to start x (startx) as a normal user on the new machine I get:

XFree86 Version 3.3 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6300)
Release Date: Jun  2 1997
	If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is newer
	than the above date, look for a newer version before reporting
	problems.  (see http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Operating System: Linux 2.0.21 i486 [ELF] 
Configured drivers:
  SVGA: server for SVGA graphics adaptors (Patchlevel 0):
      NV1, STG2000, ET4000, ET4000W32, ET4000W32i, ET4000W32i_rev_b,
      ET4000W32i_rev_c, ET4000W32p, ET4000W32p_rev_a, ET4000W32p_rev_b,
      ET4000W32p_rev_c, ET4000W32p_rev_d, ET6000, et3000, pvga1, wd90c00,
      wd90c10, wd90c30, wd90c24, wd90c31, wd90c33, gvga, ati, sis86c201,
      sis86c202, sis86c205, tvga8200lx, tvga8800cs, tvga8900b, tvga8900c,
      tvga8900cl, tvga8900d, tvga9000, tvga9000i, tvga9100b, tvga9200cxr,
      tgui9320lcd, tgui9400cxi, tgui9420, tgui9420dgi, tgui9430dgi,
      tgui9440agi, tgui96xx, cyber938x, clgd5420, clgd5422, clgd5424,
      clgd5426, clgd5428, clgd5429, clgd5430, clgd5434, clgd5436, clgd5446,
      clgd5480, clgd5462, clgd5464, clgd5465, clgd6205, clgd6215, clgd6225,
      clgd6235, clgd7541, clgd7542, clgd7543, clgd7548, clgd7555, ncr77c22,
      ncr77c22e, cpq_avga, mga2064w, mga1064sg, oti067, oti077, oti087,
      oti037c, al2101, ali2228, ali2301, ali2302, ali2308, ali2401, cl6410,
      cl6412, cl6420, cl6440, video7, ct65520, ct65525, ct65530, ct65535,
      ct65540, ct65545, ct65546, ct65548, ct65550, ct65554, ct64200,
      ct64300, ark1000vl, ark1000pv, ark2000pv, ark2000mt, mx, realtek,
      AP6422, AT24, s3_virge, generic

Fatal server error:
xf86OpenConsole: Server must be run as root

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
the full server output, not just the last messages

_X11TransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 111
giving up.
xinit:  Connection refused (errno 111):  unable to connect to X server
xinit:  No such process (errno 3):  Server error.

Now I wonder what permissions and where I have to make changes.


PS: There was a similar posting yesterday, but not including the Fatal sever error.

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