From: Ronny Bangsund (fvacuum at domain yahoo.com)
Date: Thu 09 Sep 1999 - 11:50:44 IST
--- Paul Askins <paul.askins at domain analog.com> wrote:
> I've recently installed Redhat 6.0 and X-Windows, but X
> hangs upon starting it.
> I can boot to console and can run Xconfigurator but my
> machine locks up when I
> start X, all that will work is ctrl-alt-bs to kill it.
> Anyone ever had this
> problem or any suggestions as to an answer?
Yes, I found that gdm, the Gnome graphical login was a buggy
piece of crap in some cases, so if that's what you're using,
simply change to kdm. I personally don't run KDE or Gnome
these days - XFCE/XFWM 3 was just released.
See /etc/X11/prefdm - it's a link to the desktop manager
you're using. 'ln -sf /usr/bin/kdm /etc/X11/prefdm' should
do the trick. Of course, if you're using KDM already, I'm
> I'm using an S3 VIrge graphics card which is detected
Used worse S3s with my computer, but not this exact model.
Haven't heard of any problems with this.
O- Nny, Y2Day-compliant
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