Re: xdm locks up keyboard and hogs cpu
Aravind Gottipati wrote:
I finally figured out why xdm did not work for me.
It took me about 2 years.. but I finally found it! I
always used seven terminals (virtual) on the console,
ALT F1 through F7, and the X server for xdm is
hardcoded to start on the seventh terminal. Since the
two were conflicting, I could not use my keyboard and
it locked up. I just had to change the config file
/etc/X11/Xservers to point it to the eighth terminal.
I am no longer on the debian users list, so feel free
to post this reply if you feel like it.
Don't that beat all! I have noticed the same phenomena here... you beat
your head against a problem for months or years and finally post a call
for help in utter desparation, then the solution drops into your lap
shortly after you hit the "send" button <grin>. I am CC-ing this to the
Debian-User's list for info. Unfortunatley, I lost the original thread.
Appologies to the list, but the original thread was started about 2-3
days ago if anyone cares to look.
Cheers & Congrats!