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Re: [K12OSN] X locking up a server.



Doug Simpson wrote:
> I recently asked about a server that was hard-locking on X.
> 
> Several things to try were presented.
> 
> For a time being, I would like the get X to just not start on the server
> but still allow graphical logins from thin clients and vnc session
> clients.
> 
> Eric said to change a line in the /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf file that was
> supposed to make X not start on the server, but I cannot find that line
> in the gdm.conf file on this server.
> 
> 0=/usr/bin/X11/X,#0=/usr/bin/X11/X


Try running:

	find /etc -name gdm.conf

-Eric

> Is there some other way to do this?
> We have a Chinese girl that enrolled last week and she knows no english
> and I want to get this fixed so we can let her use a terminal session in
> Chinese to help her accustom to her classes.
> 
> Sooner I can get this working, the better. . .
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Doug Simpson
> Technology Specialist
> DeQueen Public Schools
> DeQueen, AR 71832
> simpsond leopards k12 ar us
> Tux for President!
> 
> On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Eric Harrison wrote:
> 
>> Doug Simpson wrote:
>>> I have a wierd problem.
>>>
>>> I have a FC3 K12LTSP server that when booting, if you have it set to
>>> boot to runlevel 5 (graphical login) it gets to the point where it
>>> starts X and locks up the server. Hard lock.  You can't get different
>>> consoles and you can't shell in or anything.
>>>
>>> If it is set to boot to runlevel 3, it will boot and run fine.  Login
>>> and startx and X will run, but when you try to logout, it hard-locks the
>>> server that way, too.
>>>
>>> Does anyone have any ideas about how to fix this?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>
>> I've had a dying video card do this to me. If you have a spare card
>> laying around, try swapping it out.
>>
>> Worse-case, you tell the server to not startup X in run level 5. Edit
>> /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf  and comment out this line:
>>
>>
>>     # 0=/usr/bin/X11/X,#0=/usr/bin/X11/X
>>
>>
>> if you use XDM or KDM, edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers and comment out
>>
>>     #:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X
>>
>>
>> -Eric
>>
>> _______________________________________________


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