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Old 03-29-2005, 05:04 AM   #1
Double J
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Fluxbox\X locks up when login in through GDM


Hey all, I'm having a bit of a problem with GDM and Fluxbox.
I'm running gentoo, and kernel 2.6.10.
Now, I had my system up and running, when I decided to try openbox, so I emerged it(Naturally), and well... Didn't quite like openbox, so I wanted to go back and use fluxbox. However, when I choose Fluxbox in 'Sessions', it locks up. I have no choice but to ctr+alt+backspace to restart X.
I ran openbox --replace, if that would have anything to do with it.
I also checked /var/log/gdm/:0.log.1 through 4, just to see if there were any error messages there, and /var/log/X.org.log, the only error msg I can find is module i810 not missing, but that error message was always there.
Help please? Why is fluxbox suddenly locking up after emerging openbox?
 
Old 03-30-2005, 06:23 PM   #2
comprookie2000
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Try using startx and see what happens,first
# rc-update deleate xdm default
then edit /etc/rc.conf and comment out
DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm"
then follow this;
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Fluxbox
then restart x
what happens then?
This is what I've never heard about;
I ran openbox --replace, if that would have anything to do with it.
I don't know what that did to xsession!

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