kdm boots to terminal sometimes

Simon Edwards simon at simonzone.com
Wed Mar 8 11:32:52 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 08 March 2006 09:29, David wrote:
> On dapper I have the same problem (unlike breezy). I 
> don't think this is a ati problem because the computer I have the problem on 
> has a nvidia geforce2 card. Also I don't think this is a xorg problem 
> I only have to type ctrl-alt-f7 to go to the kdm gui. So it's starts 
> correctly but the startup sequence trows me on the console login on boot. I 
> tried to find out when it goes correctly and when it goes wrong but it seems 
> completely random :)

There is a chance that this is caused by the kde-guidance package. Let's try 
to eliminate this suspect.

Can you edit the /etc/X11/Xsession.d/40guidance-displayconfig_restore file and 
comment out the last time. Then try logging in/out a few times and see if the 
problem persists.


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