xorg & KDE 3.3 startup issues in 5.3 BETA3

Chris Laverdure dashevil at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 6 21:00:06 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 03:35, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 September 2004 01:22, Chris Laverdure wrote:
> > > I tried erasing my kdmrc file and I'll give it another try later, but I
> > > am still not sure if this is a fault with kdm itself or a
> > > co-responsibility of kdm and Xorg working together.  I've never had this
> > > issue with kdm & XFree86-4.  So perhaps it's something to keep an eye on.
> > >
> > > If it fails again and noone has any more input I'll lodge a bug at KDE.
> >
> > When I moved to X.Org I was using kdm and KDE 3.2.3 and it worked
> > flawlessly. It wasn't until the upgrade to 3.3.0 that it broke for me.
> There are entries in UPDATING for kdm related issues, both in the entry for 
> KDE 3.3 and one before that, too.
> I myself am running kdm from KDE 3.3 with Xorg on 5.3-BETA without any 
> problems.

Okay, the KDM updating tips worked with the exception of one thing.

When I boot, X sits there for 5 seconds, then it knocks me back to the
terminal with this error:

kdm[503]: X server startup timeout, terminating

Then it pops back up again with KDM... Weird.

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