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Old 03-22-2004, 07:49 AM   #1
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Mandrake 9.1 X boot manager fails repeatedly


Mandrake 9.1 X-boot manager fails to start on boot and tries to restart again and again. Have to use SysRq commands to reboot (when have default option 5 set in /etc/inittab).

However, when set option 3 as default, and boot into user console, issuing coomand 'startx' starts KDE without any problem.

(Q1) How can I get the Mandrake X-manager to work again, so I can start X at boot, and choose other window managers (Gnome, IceWM, etc)?

(Q2) How can I set the default window manager to start Gnome (or IceWM)when I issue the 'startx' command from a console?

(Q3) How can I bypass Mandrake's X-boot manager and start X window manager chosen in Q2 on boot with option 5 in /etc/inittab?

Any assistance appreciated.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 08:35 PM   #2
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From KDE goto your KDE menu -> system -> login manager
 
Old 03-28-2004, 11:10 AM   #3
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Thank you ryeman. Problem now sorted.
 
Old 03-29-2004, 12:00 PM   #4
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Thank you ryeman. Problem now sorted.
Glad to have helped..
 
  


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