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Monday, September 20th 2004, 11:15pm

User unable to log in unless root already has

Hi guys. Ok, completely clean build of 3.3.0 on FC2. I compiled KDE myself. Built and installed, no problems. Now, when I boot up I go to init 3. If I log in as myself (phil) and startx I get to "initializing peripherals" then KDE crashes. Login as root, startx, all starts no problems. Log out, back in as me, startx, and voila all is ok.

This happens regardless of whether I init 3 or init 5, and if I'm on init 5 whether i use KDE's login manager or Gnomes.

Anyone got any ideas?




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Tuesday, September 21st 2004, 8:59am

Can you post any output from xsession-errors, console output or similar?


Tuesday, September 21st 2004, 7:58pm

No xsession-error file is created - checked for that :-) Looked at /var/log/Xorg.log and that's clean too, no errors.

Console out put is just the same as when you start it normally then quit, no errors show at all, it all looks completely normal.


Slight amendment to earlier on - GDM login and Gnome as display manager, it all works as it should do.