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Re: xdm trouble

On 14 Nov 1997 11:46:46 +0100 Ole =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=F8rgen?= Tetlie 
(olet@ifi.uio.no) wrote:

> I upgraded some packages to unstable yesterday, and now xdm
> dies, restarts, dies, restarts, dies, ... so I can't log on
> to fix it (I probably removed the old libX, while xdm is still
> linked to it!). Is it possible to disable xdm from lilo, or boot
> in any other way, so this doesn't happen? (I don't have rescues,
> so if it's impossible I'll just install a minimum debian on a spare
> partition, and fix it from there...)

Entering 'linux single' at the lilo prompt will make you boot in single user mode (almost nothing running). From there, you will be able do disable xdm and/or fix your X server.


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