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Re: Houston, there's a problem



Your expectations are way too high.  You need to remember that phase2 is
just a milestone.

On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 09:38:54AM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>  attached is the typescript for the 3.3.6 -> v18 upgrade.  Unpacking
>  works.  Yeah.

Is this sarcastic?  Did unpacking work or not?

>  Problems:
> 
>  * xfs
>  
>  Starting X font server: xfsusage: /usr/bin/X11/xfs [-config config_file] [-port tcp_port]
>  already running.
> 
>  uh?
> 
>  start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE --exec $DAEMON -- -background || echo -n " already running"
>  
>  --background (double hyphen) is a start-stop-daemon option, not a xfs
>  one.

Yeah, this was a brainfart.  I think need to port forward Topi Miettinen's
daemonization patches to xfs from 3.3.6.

>  [for anyone reading this: change your /etc/fs/config, xfs
>  segfaults on start up if the path its trying to read doesn't exist --
>  will look into it later if noone beats me to it]

Well, that's pretty dumb, but not a showstopper for phase2v1.

>  * xdm
> 
>  Starting X display manager: xdm.
> 
>  and doesn't start.  Starting the xserver manually:
> 
>  Could not find config file!
>  - Tried:
>        /root/XF86Config
>        /etc/XF86Config
>        /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config.ysabell
>        /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config
> 
>  my best guess would be to fix the 3.3.6 servers to look in
>  /etc/X11/XF86Config.  Am I missing something obvious here? 

What does /etc/X11/Xserver say?

>  Trying to log in:

Where from?  console?  xdm?  I thought you said you couldn't get xdm to
run.

>  Aug 30 09:27:27 ysabell PAM_unix[189]: (su) session opened for user postgres by (uid=0)
>  Aug 30 09:27:44 ysabell PAM_unix[233]: authentication failure; (uid=0) -> **unknown** for xdm service
>  Aug 30 09:28:05 ysabell PAM_unix[221]: (login) session opened for user marcelo by LOGIN(uid=0)
>  Aug 30 09:28:11 ysabell su[252]: + tty2 marcelo-root
>  Aug 30 09:28:11 ysabell PAM_unix[252]: (su) session opened for user root by marcelo(uid=1000)
> 
>  sorry, I don't grok PAM and I don't think I can learn it in the five
>  minutes I have left here.

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