Re: xdm & login problems
I also got the same error when I uninstalled xdm, and
re-installed it later. I couldn't find any solution
till now and I am also interested in a solution. I
installed gdm as a substitute for temporary operation.
--- Pedro Quaresma de Almeida <email@example.com> wrote:
> Andy Saxena writes:
> > On Monday July 30 2001 14:46, Pedro Quaresma de
> Almeida wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > my xdm setup is broken... :(
> > >
> > > When I try to run xdm, it starts nicely showing
> the login-screen but
> > > when I try to login it fails returning to the
> xdm login-screen.
> > >
> > > Whats the problem?
> > >
> > > Can you help me? Thank you.
> > You need to provide more details. When you say
> "it fails" exactly what
> > happens? Does the login screen reappear after
> disappearing for a second? Or
> > do you get another message?
> > -Andy
> Trying to provide more info.
> i) xdm starts and show the login/password screen :)
> ii) I provide my username and password :)
> iii) the login/password screen disappears :)
> iv) the user's X session does not begin, instead the
> X servers is
> initialised (it seems like that) and the
> login/password screen
> reappears :(
> I am trying to look in the /etc/X11/xdm/ files for
> something wrong but
> without any luck...
> The end of the file /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-errors looks
> like this
> AUDIT: Tue Jul 31 10:28:47 2001: 2324 X: client 3
> rejected from local host
> Auth name: XDM-AUTHORIZATION-1 ID: -1
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> xmodmap: unable to open display ':0'
> (--) SVGA: Read OPTION 0x40079121
> xdm error (pid 2371): fatal IO error 32 (Broken
> Pedro Quaresma de Almeida
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