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Date:      Tue, 1 Jul 1997 00:33:50 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Wes Peters <softweyr@xmission.com>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   xdm trouble
Message-ID:  <199707010633.AAA27070@obie.softweyr.ml.org>
In-Reply-To: <33B7EFF6.6BD5DED0@physics.umr.edu>
References:  <33B7EFF6.6BD5DED0@physics.umr.edu>

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Chris Wood writes:
 > I have installed the latest version of XFree86 (3.3), and I can use
 > startx and xinit.  When I try to use xdm, the login screen come up
 > fine, but after enetering the login and password, the screen goes
 > blank for a moment then comes back to the login screen.

I'm certain this *must* be a FAQ somewhere!

Your login has failed for some reason, probably something started by xdm
or your X session file.  Login on one of the text consoles and look at
the file .xdm-errors in your root directory, this is a log of the
attempted xdm session.

-- 
          "Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?"

Wes Peters                                                       Softweyr LLC
http://www.xmission.com/~softweyr                       softweyr@xmission.com



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