Re: Problems with kernel recompiling
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 12:56:58AM -0500, Vadim Kutsyy wrote:
> David Benfell wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 01:40:36AM -0500, Vadim Kutsyy wrote:
> > >
> > > I want to recompile the kernel. I config and compiling went without any
> > > problem (I am trying 2.2.18pre21 static on woody). Hwever, when I am
> > > restrarting computer, Xserver starts, but gdm doesn't, so all what I am
> > > getting is gray screen whithout anything at all.
> > >
> > The only way this could be a kernel issue is if you misconfigured the
> > kernel and left out some modules that X (or gdm) needs. I'm having a
> > hard time imagining that gdm would need any special kernel modules.
> > I can imagine, depending on your hardware (e.g. Intel i810e) that you
> > might have left out some modules that X would need. But X starts; I
> > think that rules this possibility out.
> Well, I not that sure. I started Linux without X, and then I tryied to
> start x (startx). Here is result:
> _XSERVTransSocketOpen: socket() failed for local
> _XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for local
> _XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for local/kutsyy:0
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for local
> _X11TransSocketOpen: socket() failed for local
> _X11TransSocketOpenCOTSClient: Unable to open socket for local
> _X11TransOpen: transport open failed for local/kutsyy:0
You didn't forget to compile in UNIX socket support? I can hardly think
of a reason not to (embedded system?). Not having UNIX sockets will
break many programs.
The other possibility is an error in permissions for /tmp, though I
suspect the first.
Eric G. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>