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Old 11-18-2003, 09:10 AM   #16
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You have to be logged in as root to be able to manipulate the inittab
Old 11-18-2003, 09:38 AM   #17
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lastnight slackware was fine today startx try to start but unable
Old 11-18-2003, 09:55 AM   #18
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Actually writing down the error message you get is very helpful. I am sure someone could help you then.
Old 11-18-2003, 05:57 PM   #19
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the only thing it say "waiting for X server to shut down" I type startx it try to start then go down when I turn it off last night it was fine
Old 11-19-2003, 04:26 AM   #20
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I has tried accessing /etc/inittab while logged in as root but this, too, responded with "permission denied" and also did not recognise startx as a command..



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