Sounds like X is crashing, and gdm is automagically restarting it. The
nvidia driver may be the cause of the problem- try switching to the "nv"
or "vesa" driver in your xorg.conf and see if the problem goes away.
Ewan Oughton B.Sc. Comp Sys
DB / AnonFTP / Orac Root Admin SkyNet
On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, pat oleary wrote:
> Hi folks,
>> I've been playing around with SuSE 10.1 for a few weeks
> now, after getting a dvd on one of the Linux mags.
>> Everything seems to be working ok after I installed the
> NVIDIA driver for my FX5600 card, except every now & then X reverts
> back to the login screen.
>> If I login again, all is ok for maybe 30 mins or so, then
> back to the log in screen again. It only happens to X, if I hit ctlr
> alt f1 while at the login screen, I am
>> logged in. I Googled for the problem but haven't seen a
> solution yet.
>> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. BTW, this
> problem was not in my original 10.0 installation.
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