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Old 11-02-2003, 01:01 PM   #1
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fatal server error: cannot move logfile XFree86.0.old


Installed an Audigy soundcard yesterday. I did it in Windows so I could immediately play with all the cool features before recompiling my kernel so it would work in Slackware.

Today, I go to startx, and I get this error:
Fatal Server Error:
cannot move old logfile /var/log/XFree86.0.old

I have no idea what is causing this. I went through xf86config just to see what happens, and I still get the same error. Any suggestions? I am able to startx as root.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 01:37 PM   #2
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try:
rm /var/log/XF*
see fio that helpes, permissions on the log may have been changed.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 01:58 PM   #3
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That did it.

Thanks
 
Old 11-02-2003, 02:00 PM   #4
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no problem, if all else fails delete it, bad advice, but advice none the less.
 
  


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