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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] KDM authentication error

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  • James Hirschorn
    Just a wild guess, but do you have both kdm and gdm installed simultaneously? (They don t conflict, but AFAIK you can t use both at the same time.) James
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 20 8:18 PM
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      Just a wild guess, but do you have both kdm and gdm installed simultaneously?
      (They don't conflict, but AFAIK you can't use both at the same time.)

      James

      On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 06:24:38PM -0000, kirklowery wrote:
      > I recently installed Debian "Woody" on a Latitude C400. Bringing up
      > X-Windows is a non-trivial task, but I got it to work finally. But I
      > have a wierdness and was wondering if any here might have an answer:
      >
      > 1. gdm (GNOME display manager) works as advertised.
      >
      > 2. If I "startx", the KDE desktop comes up just fine.
      >
      > BUT
      >
      > kdm barfs on boot (or any other time). Looking at
      > /var/log/XFree86.0.log I find this at the end of the log:
      >
      > AUDIT: Fri Apr 12 14:11:34 2002: 1045 X: client 2 rejected from local
      > host
      > Auth name: XDM-AUTHORIZATION-1 ID: -1
      >
      > It looks like a problem with the configuration of kdm, but I've
      > checked the Xaccess file, RTFM on authentication in X and can't come
      > up with any theories. One clue is the "client 2", but I'm not familiar
      > enough with kdm to know what's going one here.
      >
      > Any ideas?
      >
      > TIA,
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