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Re: Why is setting up X so arcane?

On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 12:00:16PM +0100, Nikki Locke wrote:
> I'll wait longer (more than 5 minutes) next time.
> I'm very reluctant to keep trying, as I hate all those nasty messages from 
> fsck.

if that's all, you could consider something like:

   # shutdown -r +10 &

just prior to trying X to have the machine reboot in 10 minutes.
If by any change X works, simply kill the previous command.

groetjes, carel

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