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Old 10-30-2003, 05:53 PM   #1
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Can't telinit 5

I am having a problem getting to Xwindows (with RH8.0). This is the error

Server Authorization directory (daemon/serv/AuthDir) is set to /var/gdm/ but this does not exist. Please correct gdm configuration /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf and restart gdm.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
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All I can say is do what it said :) ...
the instructions seem quite clear.

Old 10-30-2003, 06:20 PM   #3
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type the following

su -
mkdir /var/gdm

init 5

this should do it. might be a little issue with the permissions on the new folder
Old 10-30-2003, 09:42 PM   #4
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the weird thing is that the dir /var/gdm existed the whole time... but the gdm dir is completely empty... am i missing files? -thanks for the replies


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