gdm does not start
On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 00:31:31 +0200, Thomas Schweikle wrote:
> I have set up debian sid to use gdm for graphical login. But: gdm
> just does not start if called from startup scripts. There is no
> problem if gdm ist started by root. Just "/etc/init.d/gdm start"
> does not work inany way.
> Any hint welcome!
Are there any error messages when you run "/etc/init.d/gdm start"
(also check /var/log/syslog and /var/log/gdm.log)?
If that does not give you any further clues then you can change the line
in /etc/init.d/gdm to
Then you will see all the commands as they are being run when you try
"/etc/init.d/gdm start" again. This should tell you what the showstopper
is. (Post the output here if you cannot make sense of it yourself.)
Regards, | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
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