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Old 03-30-2004, 11:45 PM   #1
chornobyl
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Exclamation I think my install is really messed up.


Ok, I have had Redhat 9.0 installed for about 5 months, and I have had no problems at all. Today I installed gimp-2.0 and all of the dependencies, and when I restarted later today, instead of getting my usual GUI logon screen, I got some weird blue screen with a gray box that has "xRo@4" or something, and then "yes" or "no" for options on that box. And selecting either of those does nothing. I still have mouse support, and I can still log in console. What should I do to fix this??

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Old 03-31-2004, 01:49 AM   #2
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Did you use rpm's?
 
Old 03-31-2004, 01:53 AM   #3
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Ok I got a little of this figured out. I changed by run-level to 3 so my machine boots into console by default. I can manually start the X server now, and its fine. But when I change the run-level back to 5 to login graphically, I still get that weird error. I tried running gdmsetup, but it didn't fix the problem. Yes, I used RPMS for GIMP and its dependencies. Thanks
 
Old 03-31-2004, 02:14 AM   #4
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Maybe you could check the inittab file to see if your using /etc/X11/prefdm.

If so check out that script and see whats getting done there. Maybe check the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file. If that display manager is whacked you could try another or maybe try to reinstall it.
 
  


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