Re: GDM Crashing/Closing


I'd update to the latest Ximian GNOME GDM package if I could, but they
don't supply MDK 8.0 RPMs yet.  I know Mandrake is one of the least
stable distro's, but it's what I've installed.  When Debian 2.4 comes
out, I'm switching. ^,^

On 08 May 2001 00:19:14 -0400, jgotts linuxsavvy com wrote:
> You didn't mention the version of gdm you are using.  Our systems use 2.0beta4
> with all of the Red Hat-specific patches adapted from 2.0beta2 and none have
> had gdm crash since I produced the RPM some 15 months ago.  [I wish the same
> could be said about XFree86 4.x, which once crashed on me 20 times in one day
> when I was attempting to hack around design flaws in the GtkCombo widget.]
> In message <989270169 6357 0 camel sean aweplay>, Sean Middleditch writes:
> >It happens occasionally that when I log into GNOME from GDM, then log
> >out, GDM/X closes down, and I'm left at a login prompt.  Logging in as
> >root and typing
> >init 3; init 5; exit
> >fixes it (ya, I know, there are easier ways, but I'm lazy and it's short
> >to type).
> >I don't see any errors in /var/log/XFree86.log.0 or /var/log/messages,
> >and I don't see and GDM specific log files.  Where can I find more
> >information on why this keeps happening?
> >Sometimes when I log out of GNOME (if I'm only in it for a short time)
> >GDM restarts at a login window like it should.  I see the problem with
> >any user (although only one user is really ever used), and all desktop
> >environments (I think, I don't use any others for extended periods of
> >time).
> -- 
> John GOTTS <jgotts linuxsavvy com>
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Sean Middleditch
AwesomePlay Productions, Inc.

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