[CentOS] Re: startx reboots my computer

MikeW mw_phil at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 27 15:49:21 UTC 2006

Ted Miller <ted-miller at ...> writes:

> Well, sometimes startx reboots my computer.  Other times is does nothing
> except slow it to a halt for a while.  Sometimes is locks up.
> I am using init level 3.  At the command line, everything looks fine, and I
> can do whatever commands I want.
> When I type startx, then things go down the tubes.

I had something similar (but not exactly) a few years ago on RH4.

Seemed as if sendmail was going mad, so I just disabled sendmail
and all was well - except for wondering why it went wrong at all ...


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