Cannot get X to start on some clients

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at
Mon Aug 28 22:13:22 BST 2006


On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Oliver Grawert wrote:

> i only recently heard about that myself, there seems to be a timing issue
> between ldm (the login manager) and usplash (the splashscreen app that
> switches to console 1 if it doesnt get killed early enough and doesnt
> detect GDM) i didnt see that myself in any tests because i have set
> SOUND=True in all my lts.conf files ... this delays the startup of the
> login manager for half a second or so, exactly the time it needs for
> usplash to be shut down ... 

> i'll try to find a fix soon and to push it to dapper-updates ...

Would a carefully placed "sleep 2" in the login manager init script do the
job as a workaround?


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