[Slackbuilds-users] GDM and SLiM problems

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Fri Jun 11 06:37:40 UTC 2010

On Fri, 11 Jun 2010 03:03:31 -0300
"Luis Henrique F. Cardoso de Mello" <lmello.009 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm having major problems with GDM, I simply can't login.
> A message-box appears saying the X session lasted for less than 5 
> seconds. It offers to display ~/.xsession-errors, but the file is
> empty!
> And with SLiM I grab an annoying message on tty6 every now or then:
> /Init/: /id/ "/x1/" /respawning too fast/: disabled for 5 minutes

As Ben said, that sounds like a fundamental problem with X itself
rather than with the login manager(s).

Can you confirm that X works correctly from runlevel 3?

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