[aclug-L] X Server - *dm problems
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This is wierd.
I was getting tired of not having my 3rd button work, and actually decided to
fix it. (I had kept forgetting/putting off editing XF86Config.) So I changed
the line, and my mouse, and restarted everything. Works fine until I type
init 5. X starts at a horrible resolution, maybe 300 or so x something less .
I can only see the Name: and Password: with their text fields on kdm. I am
using kde 1.9 (2.0 beta) and think this is some problem with kdm, so I change
inittab's line for 5 to gdm startup. init 3, and then init 5 same problem. So
I changed it to xdm, and it didn't work again. feeling very frustrated I
decided to try invoking X :0 &, and this worked at my 1024x768 (default)
resolution, so I got kde started that way, (on console "xterm -display :0 &"
and in the xterm "startkde") and then quit. I tried startx and it worked fine
(went strait to gnome). I have tried messing will XF86Config and all the
Xconfigurator, XF86Setup, etc programs, but none have fixed the problem. I am
managing fine, but I might just install XFree86 4.0, but I would like to
figure out what the problem is first.
Quandex (the only Q in Xconfigurator) Super View 1280
ATI Mach 64 2MB PCI video card
Red Hat 6.2 w/kde 1.9
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