Re: X startup & immediate shutdown (no errors)
"Drew" == Drew Cohan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Drew> Can anyone please tell me why X shuts down on its own in the
Drew> following situation? I want it to keep running continuously.
Drew> I have no window manager installed (don't need one), I've
Drew> got xserver-xfree86 installed, I can use startx fine. So I
Drew> type startx, X comes up, reads my .xsession file:
Drew> sleep 10
Drew> which runs my program for ten seconds and then X shuts down
Drew> by itself (no errors). So the question becomes, how do I
Drew> keep X running after it executes my .xsession file? What is
Drew> it looking for/to do next?
If you want X to exit whenever 'myprogram' exits you should do
because X will exit when the .xsession script exits. Basically, keep
the .xsession script running (somehow or the other) as long as you
want X to keep running.