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Re: Cannot start X - solved!

I found my problem when I ran: 
xinit 1>xinit.log 2>&1

X was wanting to run a xterm and I needed to still install xterm.

Thanks for your help.

On Sat, Aug 19, 2000 at 08:09:52PM -0500, Michael L Ried wrote:
> I cannot start up X windows after using the startx command.  It looks
> like X windows is going to start but then it stops soon after starting
> up.  I am not sure if there is some place to look for error messages. 
> assume that I didn't entered something incorrectly when I ran
> but I am not sure what it is.  What should I do now? 

On Sun, 20 Aug 2000 02:13:40 -0700 kmself@ix.netcom.com writes:
> Stop any X display managers you may be running (eg:  xdm, gdm, wdm)
> with:
> 	$ /etc/init.d/<x-display-manager> stop
> Lauch X with the first of the following that works:
> 	$ startx -- 1>startx.log 2>&1
> 	$ xinit 1>xinit.log 2>&1
> 	$ X 1>X.log 2>&1

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