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Re: Unauthorized to run X server



On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 08:31:10AM -0500 or thereabouts, mike polniak wrote:
> Rino Mardo wrote:
> > i've gone thru the faqs and the X files (xfree86 docs) but i can't seem to find
> > out why i would get this error message when i want to start X:
> > 
> > rino@buzz:~$ startx -- -bpp 32
> > 
> > X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting.
> 
> 	Check allowed users in /etc/X11/Xserver and Xwrapper.config

thanks.  that /etc/X11/Xserver file is the problem as there were some paragraph
there from a man page it seems and it fsck up everything.  i removed the
offending paragraph and now i'm in X.  just how that paragraph got in there i'm
still checking.


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