Re: problems with xdm (4.0.1)
I was getting a 'X: /etc/X11/Xserver not configured' error when running
'xinit' or 'X' directly, yet 'xf86cfg' was able to initialise.
On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Derek J Witt wrote:
> Yeah, xf86cfg dies on me,too. But I got it to work by switching to the
> console. and doing this:
> export DISPLAY=:0
> X &
> I found that the keyboard setup screen crashes xf86cfg. Also, accessX
> setup also crashes it. I get "compilation failed from stdin" along with
> "Couldn't get keyboard." I'll let ya know about this.
> I do find it works quite well overall.
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> On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Peter Toneby wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 12:53:15 +0200
> > From: Peter Toneby <email@example.com>
> > To: Derek J Witt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: problems with xdm (4.0.1)
> > Resent-Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 05:53:23 -0500 (CDT)
> > Resent-From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 03:22:29AM -0500, Derek J Witt wrote:
> > > Have you tried running xf86cfg, xf86config, or XFree86 -configure? Just a
> > > thought.
> > Yes, xf86cfg dies quite fast, and doesn't work for me, but I had an
> > "old" XF4-config that I use. And there is a report further down about
> > the cause of this problem.