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Allan Gottlieb 09-26-2012 03:12 AM

new install not starting gdm (Solved)
 
On Tue, Sep 25 2012, Allan Gottlieb wrote:

> I am building a new installation and must have messed up a step as gdm
> doesn't start from boot
>
> If I manually execute
> eselect rc restart xdm
> I get
>
> Sep 25 20:10:51 newlap gnome-keyring-daemon[2106]: couldn't create
> socket directory: No such file or directory
> Sep 25 20:10:51 newlap gnome-keyring-daemon[2106]: couldn't bind to
> control socket: /root/.cache/keyring-dJpHuM/control: No such file or
> directory
>
> which appears to be the problem and can also be found in /log/messages

I didn't have dbus started. The easy fix was

eselect rc add dbus default

allan


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