[CentOS] Problem with X...help please.

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 02:31:17 UTC 2005

On 11/15/05, Sanjay Arora <sanjay_arora at yahoo.com> wrote:
> List:
>  I am using Centos updated till date. Last night I shut down the system and
> X was working fine...today morning I start X and it does not work for my
> normal user. X starts for root & other users. The error output seems totally
> incomprehensibe and scrolls away from the screen too quickly.
>  The /var/log/Xorg.0.log seems to have only the subsequent success of login
> of other user or I can't seem to find the correct error in it.
>  Only thing I did yesterday in addition to normal browsing & emailing & yum
> updation...was to install the Yahoo messenger for RH9...was said to be
> compatible with ES4 and it did work perfectly fine.
>  How do I startx X for the user it is not starting for? or at least where do
> I find the errors to report. Only display 0 setup for X.

You can always log in at console (Alt+Ctl+F1) and do startx -- :1

Sudev Barar
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