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Old 10-23-2005, 10:25 PM   #1
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KDE is unable to start


Hi! My distro is slackware 10.2. I have no idea what happend, but i am not able to start KDE any more if i don't log in as root.

KDE is unable to start
startkde: Could not start ksmserver. Check your installation.
ERROR: Couldn't attach to DCOP server.
startkde: Shuting down...
Warning connect() faild: Connection refused..
Error: Couldn't conntact kdeinit
startkde: Running shutdown scripts.
startkde: DOne


if i try to change GUI then with xwmconfig

usr/X11R6/xwconfig/xwmconfig:line17:cannot create temp file for here document: no space left on device.
usr/X11R6..everything same just the line 184
/home/denis/.xwmconfig/
tmscript.sh:line1 xinitrc kde: command not found

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Old 10-23-2005, 10:56 PM   #2
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It looks like you're out of disk space, except perhaps any space which is reserved for root.

What's the output of df?
 
Old 10-23-2005, 11:07 PM   #3
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Have no idea what is 'df'. This subforum is for newbies ? how can i check it....?
 
Old 10-23-2005, 11:10 PM   #4
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hm. okay here is my df output. and as u see i have plenty of disc space...


Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda2 1945164 1303792 540968 71% /
/dev/sda7 9694844 2276656 6917768 25% /usr
/dev/sda8 2871084 654256 2068632 25% /opt
/dev/sda9 73312068 1323980 68203980 2% /home
/dev/sda1 122519688 12346664 110173024 11% /mount/dev/sda1/windows
/dev/sda5 30009388 657300 29352088 3% /mount/dev/sda5/winbackup
/dev/hda 3733504 3733504 0 100% /mnt/cdrom
 
Old 10-23-2005, 11:17 PM   #5
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yes, and when i try to start KDe with startx it stops at the beginning and gives a message something like... /tmp is out of disc range...

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Old 10-23-2005, 11:37 PM   #6
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Unhappy

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Old 10-23-2005, 11:48 PM   #7
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Hmm...

Does your user have permission to write to /tmp? (run ls -ld /tmp and post the results)
 
Old 10-23-2005, 11:49 PM   #8
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Re: KDE is unable to start

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KDE is unable to start
startkde: Could not start ksmserver. Check your installation.
ERROR: Couldn't attach to DCOP server.
startkde: Shuting down...
Warning connect() faild: Connection refused..
Error: Couldn't conntact kdeinit
startkde: Running shutdown scripts.
startkde: DOne
what does your /etc/fstab look like??

I'll see this error at times, when I do backups as root, I sometimes un-mount my users $HOME partiton and forget to re-mount and then try to login my user and KDE can't start..........D'oh
 
Old 10-23-2005, 11:59 PM   #9
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it works again. slackware stable... huh. I'v tried startkde again, and then time the messges were a litle bit different. acctuay there was a one new message. something like there is no display...?? but then i tried xwmconfig again, and it has worked. than i tried startx again... and here I am, it works. why do i need all this.. i should write my own OS maybe.. and then.. yeah in 15 years maybe...

Last edited by den15; 10-24-2005 at 12:03 AM.
 
Old 10-24-2005, 12:32 AM   #10
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ls -ld /tmp
drwxrwxrwt 19 root root 4096 2005-10-24 05:47 /tmp/

^
I
what for is 't'?

and fmy etc/fstab looks so

/dev/sda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/sda2 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/sda7 /usr ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/sda8 /opt ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/sda9 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/sda1 /mount/dev/sda1/windows ntfs ro,user 1 0
/dev/sda5 /mount/dev/sda5/winbackup ntfs ro,user 1 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto rw,user 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner 0 0
/dev/sdc /mnt/usb vfat defaults,sync,rw,user,noauto
0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0

proc /proc proc defaults 0 0

can anyone tell me what do thouse numbers 1 0, 1 1, 1 2 mean, and defaults acctualy and sync, and...everythnig....) and of course what cuold be the reason that KDE didn't work???
 
Old 03-03-2006, 08:49 PM   #11
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I'm not a KDE wizard, but I can tell you a little bit about /etc/fstab:
As you might already know, this file records the file systems that should be mounted into your system. It's entries are lines containing the following (separated by tabs):
1. the device to be mounted (e.g. /dev/hda1, /dev/sdc1...
2. the place where in your filesystem it should be mounted
3. options for the mount command. 'defaults' here means the default otions, 'noauto' means its not mounted automatically at system startup, 'user' means that it can be mounted by all users (normally only root is allow to issue mount-commands), and there are much more of them. Read 'man mount' if you want to learn all of them by heart...
4. yes, these weird numbers... I don't know exactly, they are about whether the filesystem should be checked on startup, and in what order. Again 'man mount' is path to more wisdom...
 
  


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