KDE won't start

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 18:21:57 UTC 2010

On 7/19/10 2:15 PM, Caleb Stein wrote:
> Whenever I try to start KDE4, I get this output:
> # /usr/local/kde4/etc/rc.d/kdm4 start
> Startink kdm4.
> Updating KDM configuration
> Information: reading pre-existing kdmrc
> /usr/local/kde4/share/config/kdm/kdmrc (config version 2.4)
> # info: [drm] Setting GART location based on new memory map
> info: [drm] Loading RV710 Microcode
> info: [drm] Resetting GPU
> info: [drm] writeback test succeeded in 2 usecs
> drm0: [ITHREAD]
> Jul 19 03:59:47 FreeBSD kdm-bin: :0[28893]: Received unknown or
> unexpected command -2 from greeter
> Jul 19 03:59:47 FreeBSD kdm-bin: :0[28893]: Abnormal termination of
> greeter for display :0, code 125, signal 0
> info: [drm] Resetting GPU
> The same thing happens when I try to run Gnome or Xfce. It all started
> when I accidentally deleted graphics/jpeg and graphics/png. I tried
> reinstalling them, but it didn't work. I have done portupgrade -a three
> times, but none of them helped. How can I fix this issue without having
> to reinstall?


If you reinstalled a newer version of jpeg and png, you will need to 
rebuild all ports that linked against them.  Take a look at 
ports/UPDATING for portupgrade syntax.


Glen Barber

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