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Old 09-04-2004, 04:47 AM   #1
seb3579
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Unhappy kdm with no keyboard!


I have SuSE9.1, and installed kde3.3.0, and now kdm will not respond to any keyboard entry, meaning i can't log in.

I have read a couple of Debian lists saying that kdm is starting in the 2nd console, instead of the 7th - but i am unsure of how to accomplish this.

I tried putting ServerVTs=-7 in the [General] Section of
/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/kdmrc
but still to no avail.

Any pointers?

Thanks!
Seb
 
Old 09-05-2004, 11:31 PM   #2
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If it is on the 2nd console maybe you have to comment out the reference to tty2 in /etc/inittab.
 
Old 09-06-2004, 05:25 AM   #3
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okay, so this worked but when i log in, i am given only a terminal window in the corner. I have to type `startkde` to get kde up and running.
 
Old 09-06-2004, 06:01 AM   #4
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On my system kdm (the login manager) is started by the script /etc/init.d/kdm and there is some documentation in there and things to set. But I don't know in any detail how to configure this to start KDE. There are a heap of configuration files in /etc/kde3/kdm but I have no idea what to do with them.

You may be also be able to start KDE from your .xinitrc file, but it is a long time since I had to do this stuff, so this may be out of date.
 
  


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