Re: Can't Create Child Process - No Usable X11
>> I am currently unable to run 2.6.8 and X11 with 'xterm's and other
>> graphical applications though I get the 'gdm' initial screen and login.
kmself> X used to have a pretty low client limit, I believe this has been raised
kmself> more recently. Old limit was somewhere around 128 IIRC.
kmself> User limits on memory, processes, and/or open files (X communicates via
kmself> sockets) can restrict opening new processes.
kmself> Insufficient free memory can have similar impacts.
Yikes, I forgot to write back after I got things working again ...
A slew of problems appeared to have two causes: the use of old format
config files for 'udev' (after updating) and the mysterious removal of
the 'lo' entry in /etc/network/interfaces.
Sorry about not following up!