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Old 03-26-2002, 05:06 PM   #1
Rex_chaos
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Unhappy I can't run application under root


Hello all,
I login in X with root and found I can do nothing even logout. I click the application and the system seems doing some preparation on the taskbar and it disappear soon.

Please help!

Last edited by Rex_chaos; 03-26-2002 at 10:23 PM.
 
Old 03-26-2002, 06:35 PM   #2
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Cant help.

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[root@localhost root] startx > output 2> errors

# wait ten seconds
# press <ctrl-c> to stop or <ctrl-backspace>*3

pico errors
#post errors here

pico output
#post output here
 
Old 03-26-2002, 10:26 PM   #3
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Here is the errors file
hostname: Unknown host


XFree86 Version 4.1.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.1.0-3) / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
Release Date: 2 June 2001
If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
reporting problems. (See http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.7-0.13.1smp i686 [ELF]
Build Host: stripples.devel.redhat.com

Module Loader present
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Wed Mar 27 11:13:52 2002
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) ServerLayout "XFree86 Configured"
(**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
(**) | |-->Monitor "Generic Laptop Display Panel 1024x768"
(**) | |-->Device "Intel 815"
(**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
(**) XKB: layout: "us"
(**) |-->Input Device "USBMice"
(**) FontPath set to "/usr/share/fonts/zh_CN/TrueType,unix/:7100"
(==) RgbPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
(==) ModulePath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
(--) using VT number 7

(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libbitmap.a
(II) Module bitmap: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libpcidata.a
(II) Module pcidata: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 0.1.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libscanpci.a
(II) Module scanpci: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 0.1.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libscanpci.a
(--) PCI:*(0:2:0) Intel i815 rev 17, Mem @ 0xf8000000/26, 0xf4000000/19
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libxtt.a
(II) Module xtt: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libdbe.a
(II) Module dbe: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libGLcore.a
(II) Module GLcore: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libdri.a
(II) Module dri: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/linux/libdrm.a
(II) Module drm: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.a
(II) Module glx: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libextmod.a
(II) Module extmod: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/linux/v4l_drv.o
(II) Module v4l: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 0.0.1
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/i810_drv.o
(II) Module i810: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/mouse_drv.o
(II) Module mouse: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) v4l driver for Video4Linux
(II) I810: Driver for Intel i810 chipset: i810, i810-dc100, i810e, i815
(--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
(--) Chipset i815 found
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
(II) Module vgahw: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 0.1.0
(**) I810(0): Depth 16, (--) framebuffer bpp 16
(==) I810(0): RGB weight 565
(==) I810(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvbe.a
(II) Module vbe: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/linux/libint10.a
(II) Module int10: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) I810(0): initializing int10
(II) I810(0): Primary V_BIOS segment is: 0xc000
(II) I810(0): VESA BIOS detected
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libddc.a
(II) Module ddc: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.0.0
(II) I810(0): VESA VBE DDC supported
(--) I810(0): Chipset: "i815"
(--) I810(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xF8000000
(--) I810(0): IO registers at addr 0xF4000000
(**) I810(0): Will alloc AGP framebuffer: 2048 kByte
(==) I810(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(II) I810(0): Generic Laptop Display Panel 1024x768: Using hsync range of 31.50-48.50 kHz
(II) I810(0): Generic Laptop Display Panel 1024x768: Using vrefresh range of 40.00-70.00 Hz
(II) I810(0): Clock range: 12.00 to 163.00 MHz
(II) I810(0): Not using default mode "640x350" (vrefresh out of range)
.
.
.
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard0" handled by legacy driver
(**) USBMice: Protocol: "IMPS/2"
(**) USBMice: always reports core events
(**) USBMice: Buttons: 5
(**) USBMice: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "USBMice" (type: MOUSE)
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse0" (type: MOUSE)
X Error of failed request: 86
Major opcode of failed request: 51 (X_SetFontPath)
Serial number of failed request: 9
Current serial number in output stream: 11
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libARMSCII8.a
(II) Module ARMSCII8: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libARMSCII8.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libARABIC.a
(II) Module ARABIC: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libARABIC.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libBIG5HKSCS.a
(II) Module BIG5HKSCS: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libBIG5HKSCS.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libBIG5.a
(II) Module BIG5: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libBIG5.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libDOSENCODING.a
(II) Module DOSENCODING: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libDOSENCODING.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGB2312.a
(II) Module GB2312: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGB2312.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGBK.a
(II) Module GBK: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGBK.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGEORGIAN.a
(II) Module GEORGIAN: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGEORGIAN.a
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libISO8859_1.a
(II) Module ISO8859_1: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGB2312.a
(II) Module GB2312: vendor="X-TrueType Server Project"
compiled for 4.1.0, module version = 1.3.0
Warning: XimpProtocol: SelectionClear event received
Warning: KinputProtocol: SelectionClear event received
DCOPServer up and running.
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_top
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_bottom
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_left
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_right
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_topleft
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_topright
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_bottomleft
Unable to load frame pixmap for wm_bottomright
xinit: unexpected signal 2

waiting for X server to shut down (II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libISO8859_1.a
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/codeconv/libGB2312.a
kdeinit: Fatal IO error: client killed
kdeinit: sending SIGHUP to children.
ICE default IO error handler doing an exit(), pid = 1109, errno = 2
kdeinit: sending SIGTERM to children.
KLauncher: Exiting on signal 15
kdeinit: Exit.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Here is the output file

XIM DEBUG:



Please help! Thanks.
 
Old 03-27-2002, 04:43 PM   #4
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Hi rex,

I can't see whats wrong.

You might try the following:

---------------------------------------
[ root] adduser test
[ root] passwd test
...
[ root] exit

# login as test
login: test
passwd:
[ test] startx
-> does it work or do you have same problem?
----------------------------------------
If this doesn't work... I see your running a laptop. Laptops are pretty difficult to configure, but chances are alot of people have had simular problems with same type of laptop: try:

http://www.linux-laptop.net/

And search your labtop type.
Chances are they have useful information about configuration, and problems.

------------------------------------------
Also I see you've been configuring alot, from your previous posts, and that it had been working in the past.

What was the last thing you did before it started behaving this way? chances are (in fact thats the way computers work) that that made it hang like it does, so undoing this could help.

Some other tips:
Before doing a major configuration change do the following in console:

---------------------------------------------------------------------
[root@localhost /] cd /
[root@localhost /] tar -cvf etc.backup_ok.tar /etc
....
[root@localhost /] ls -la etc.backup_ok.tar

-rwr--r-- etc.backup_ok.tar
---------------------------------------------------------------------
tar: c = create archive
v = be verbose (more info shown)
f = file name
This creates a backup of your computers configuration. (All configuration files end up in /etc directory you see). So if everything seems to be working "ok" then make a backup.

If something gets broken then you can always get your old settings back with:

# First create a back-up of the broken up configuration (just in case make a backup before rewriting everything):
------------------------------------
[root@localhost /] cd /
[root@localhost /] tar -cvf etc.backup_fckup.tar /etc

# Now place the files you know are ok back:
[root@localhost /] tar -xvf etc.backup_ok.tar
...start testing ok configuration...
------------------------------------
tar: x = extract.

This way you always can get ok settings back.

Getting your bad config back goes like this:
mv /etc /etc_still_not_ok
tar -xvf etc.backup_fckup.tar
...start testing fckup.tar....

I hope you can see the logic of this all....

If you know "which file" is being changed, then you only have to backup that file, of course:
cp XF86Config-4 XF86Config-4.bak_ok
cp XF86Config XF86Config.bak_ok

I also see youv'e installed chinese/ japanese input stuff.... I don't know anything about this.... but it seems that its not loading ok,
maybe theres something wrong with the font paths... but im just guessing now... Your probably better off looking at japanese sites if you think this could be a problem... but your guess is better than mine....
http://www.mlb.co.jp/linux/mld-ml/199907/msg00055.html


Sorry can't help your more.

Cya
 
Old 03-28-2002, 03:28 AM   #5
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Thanks for your help!
It's alright to run application with other user except for root.
 
Old 03-28-2002, 02:48 PM   #6
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The problem is solved!!! I found it's the wrong configuration of a package cause the problem. I uninstalled that package and everything is OK then. Anyway, thanks for your help!
 
  


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