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I caused X to implode

Postby thepld » Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:02

I updated baselayout, and I think I let a change to an XDM config file slip by, the consequence being now KDM doesn't start on startup. What file do I need to edit to fix this? At startup it gives a bunch of " xsetrootdisplay ' ' not found "
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Re: I caused X to implode

Postby wolfden » Mon Sep 03, 2007 16:00

/etc/conf.d/xdm - should say kdm for displaymanager
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Re: I caused X to implode

Postby thepld » Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:20

I set DISPLAYMANAGER="kdm" and that didn't help. I'm getting a segfault now in /etc/init.d/splash or something like that.
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Re: I caused X to implode

Postby linuxdevil » Tue Sep 04, 2007 17:12

First of all, this is not the right forum to be posting in.

I've had problems with this before, what worked for me was:

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emerge --unmerge xdm gdm kdm
emerge xdm gdm kdm # or just emerge xdm kdm


Although, I prefer to use
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emerge --nospinner
because it is faster (just a tip :D )

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