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Re: xdm problem

On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Christopher Judd wrote:

> I recently  installed 1.3.1 from CDROM; this is my first linux
> installation. Most of it went pretty smoothly, but I still have a 
> couple of problems.  One of that I can't get xdm to work.
> (If I reconfigure to use startx everything works fine).
> Running xdm -debug 2 gives the following output and then stops:

have your /etc/X11/config file the right lines for xdm:

also, after change this lines, you need run xbase-configure. this
utility will create the file /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers with a line
indicating where xdm should start the xserver:

:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X -bpp 16
 ^ ^^^^^
i think this could be your problem.

hope this help

Mario O.de Menezes            "Many are the plans in a man's heart, but
    IPEN-CNEN/SP                 is the Lord's purpose that prevails"
http://curiango.ipen.br/~mario                 Prov. 19.21

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