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Old 10-17-2001, 08:34 AM   #1
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murdered mysteriously

I get " according to/var/run/, gdm was already running 486 ,492, 497, (etc) but seems to have been murdered mysteriously , init id 'X' responding too fast, disabled for five minutes. "

what does this mean?

Old 10-18-2001, 06:45 AM   #2
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You get it every time you boot? You also forgot to mention what disto you are using. Go to a lower runlevel like 2 or 3 and remove this file. When in runlevel 3 you can try to start X with startx. You can also try to use another window manager (like KDE or the robust TWM).

good luck!


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