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Old 01-21-2009, 10:00 AM
Man Shankar
 
Default Couple of problems with x11-misc/slim

Hello,

In my effort to get a lightweight login manager, i have
decided to use slim. However, i m having couple of problems
with it:

1) ctrl-alt-bksp doesn't restart slim, kdm used to do it.
A solution to this says that we should respawn slim
on a VT in /etc/inittab. Does anybody know of another way?

2) another problem is that
/etc/init.d/xdm restart (or stop) doesn't work.

kill -9 works. How to patch the xdm script to achieve this
automatically? This problem is also mentioned in the following
bug:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186886

look at comment #18 & #20

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Thanks and Regards,
Man Shankar <man.ee.gen(at)gmail.com>
 

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