Error Message on Boot
gerard at seibercom.net
Wed Nov 23 10:41:20 GMT 2005
On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 20:55:46 -0800, Micah <micahjon at ywave.com>
Subject: Re: Error Message on Boot
Wrote these words of wisdom:
> Gerard Seibert wrote:
> > Running FreeBSD 5.4, I receive this error message while booting up:
> > Updating KDM configuration
> > Information: reading old kdmrc /usr/local/share/config/kdm/kdmrc (from kde
> >> = 2.2.x) Information: old kdmrc is from kde >= 3.1 (config version 2.3)
> > This message appears everytime I boot. I have the latest version of KDE
> > installed. Is there anything I can do to correct this?
> Been having this message too, but since it's a non-critical issue I
> haven't looked at it until now.
> The message comes from running "genkdmconf" to update your KDM
> configuration. The latest KDE has installed
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/genkdmconf.sh which runs the "real" genkdmconf in
> update mode every time you boot. I'm not exactly sure why this is
> necessary, since the files really only need to be updated if/when you've
> changed your configuration or upgraded KDE. If the messages bother you,
> move (or remove) genkdmconf.sh from rc.d. Personally, since I now know
> the messages' origin I'll just ignore them.
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On 11/23/2005 5:37:51 AM Gerard Replied:
Thanks. I had already figured out what was causing it, and have
subsequently disabled the file from running.
I have no idea why it is being run on every boot either. It does seem
like over kill.
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