[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Problem with kdm 3.5 not starting

On Tuesday 10 January 2006 21:51, Almut Behrens wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 01:07:10PM +0000, David Goodenough wrote:
> > I have a sacrificial machine which I keep fully up to date with 
> > unstable.
> >
> > This morning KDE 3.5 arrived, so I installed it.  It seems to work just
> > fine if I start it with startx.
> >
> > BUT kdm will not start, and in the file /var/log/kdm.log there is an
> > error saying the on the X command, the -br option is not recognised.
> >
> > I have tried purging kdm and reinstalling to see if any of its config
> > files needed updating, but that that did not cure the problem.
> >
> > The only "odd" thing about this machine is that it has a very old S3
> > graphics chip, which is not supported by x.org.  So I use the old S3
> > XFree86 xserver.
> >
> > I have so far been unable to find where X is being invoked with the
> > -br option, any pointers would be gratefully accepted.
> I think it's configured in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc - something like ServerArgs
> or ServerCmd.  That's from memory, though (not running kdm/KDE here).
> In case that should be wrong, try "grep -r -e -br /etc/kde3" to locate
> other likely candidates...
No, does not seem to be there, at least on my system.

> Cheers,
> Almut

Reply to: