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Re: xdm takes so long to start [was Re: New X Server crashes]

Am Freitag, 15. Dezember 2000 18:38 schrieb Erik Steffl:
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > Shao Zhang wrote:
> > > xdm on my machine(laptop) takes about 50 seconds to start.
> > >
> > > If no one knows why, then I am going to fire up a bug report against
> > > it.
> >
> > I've already tracked down this bug and filed a report, so please don't
> > bother.
>   any news on this? xdm still takes a LONG time (one minute?) until it
> start X server (the login window)


I haven't followed the thread, but I had such a problem with /dev/urandom in
the xdm config.

Try this in /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config
DisplayManager.randomFile:      /dev/mem


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