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Yesterday i have tried to upgrade the latest -current packages, but when i reboot the system, it won't load the KDM. It stopped after loading the NVidia splash screen and when it supposed to load KDM, it just displayed a blank screen. When i tried to start at text mode (run level 3) and start graphical screen using startx, it worked (but it skipped the KDM and just go through to KDE Splash Screen
But the strange thing is most of them are library and i don't think it will mess up with rc.4 file.
btw, this is the latest changelog being used before it messed up KDM
kde/koffice-1.5.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to koffice-1.5.0.
l/gtk+2-2.8.17-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gtk+-2.8.17.
l/lcms-1.15-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to lcms-1.15.
l/libexif-0.6.13-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libexif-0.6.13.
l/libidl-0.8.6-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libIDL-0.8.6.
l/libglade-2.5.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libglade-2.5.1.
l/libgsf-1.14.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libgsf-1.14.0.
l/libidn-0.6.3-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libidn-0.6.3.
l/librsvg-2.14.3-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to librsvg-2.14.3.
l/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libtiff-3.8.2.
l/libungif-4.1.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libungif-4.1.4.
l/libwpd-0.8.4-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled against libgsf-1.14.0.
l/wv2-0.2.2-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled against libgsf-1.14.0.
n/fetchmail-6.3.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to fetchmail-6.3.4.
n/getmail-4.6.0-noarch-1.tgz: Upgraded to getmail-4.6.0.
n/lftp-3.4.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to lftp-3.4.4.
xap/fluxbox-0.9.15.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to fluxbox-0.9.15.1.
xap/gimp-2.2.11-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gimp-2.2.11.
xap/mozilla-firefox-188.8.131.52-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to extra/k3b/k3b-0.12.15-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to k3b-0.12.15.
last night i tried to reinstall KDEBASE, KDELIBS, and NVidia installer and it didn't work either. I'm not sure about downgrading to 8178 will work, since 8756 will have all cumulative patches against 8178 and it works with kernel 2.6.16+
@Alien_Hominid : in rc.4 the line exists
for now, i just edit /etc/inittab and change the run level into 3 and get the textmode running first. After login, i just have to startx and i get my KDE running. Well.. kindda silly, but it works though