Fail to start KDE
satimis at icare.com.hk
Tue Feb 24 21:49:53 PST 2004
>>>- snip -
>>/usr/local/etc/rc.d is a directory. Whether you recommend to create a
>>file with only a single line :- 'Kdm &' (without quote) on it and save
>>it to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/
>>Shall I 'chmod 775' the file created? Files in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/
>>directory have an extension '.h'. Shall I name the file as xxx.h?
>The "&" makes it run the command as a background job, so that the
>prompt re-appears immedidately, and you can go on working in that
>shell. In this case, it just means that if you go back to
>that virtual terminal (with CTRL-Alt-F1 or whatever) you can run
>more commands outside KDE.
>I think the rule for scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d is that they
>will all be run on startup, provided they are executable. The
>convention is to name them "xxx.sh", but I don't know if that is
>actually required. So a chmod 500 should be the minimum required
>permissions (-r-x------), and 755 will work OK.
Tks for your advice.
Have tried following version without success
1) kdm &
2) exec "kdm &"
4) xinit kdm
5) xinit /usr/local/bin/kdm --
6) xinit /usr/local/bin/kdm
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