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Date:      Fri, 06 Oct 2006 15:10:21 -0400
From:      "Bob M." <bob.middaugh@comcast.net>
To:        Paul Schmehl <pauls@utdallas.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Strange X problem
Message-ID:  <1160161821.15158.5.camel@freebsd>
In-Reply-To: <02E81D04083E467F87B83934@utd59514.utdallas.edu>
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On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 12:05 -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Friday, October 06, 2006 08:30:36 -0400 Robert Huff 
> <roberthuff@rcn.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > Paul Schmehl writes:
> >
> >>  Not really.  I want X to start *without* requiring a console
> >>  login and prompt me for a login in the gui, just like my
> >>  workstation does.
> >
> > 	The traditional answer is to put an entry in /etc/ttys.  (See
> > the man page for details.)
> >
> Therein lies the problem.  There *is* an entry in /etc/ttys:
> ttyv8   "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon"  xterm   on secure
> 
> Guess I'll just start double-checking everything.  Maybe there's a typo 
> somewhere.

Is your path to kdm correct?  I've never used KDE, so I don't know for
sure, but that entry in /etc/ttys is all you should need.

Bob




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