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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Graphical logout drops to shell (no kdm)

From: "John A. Sullivan III" <jsullivan@...>
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 09:40:19 -0400
On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 12:27 +0000, David Hare wrote:
> Firstly, congratulations Trinity team for the new release!
> Using newest 3.5.13, on Squeeze with all latest updates, installed on 3 
> machines here as well as virtualbox setups.
> On one machine's HD install (quite old SIS graphics) and on all using 
> virtualbox OSE :
> After logout from graphical screen the shell appears, no kdm greeter. I 
> must login as root and do </etc/init.d/kdm-trinity reload> to get a 
> login screen. <ps ax> shows kdm still running.
> It doesn't happen with HD install on one machine with Intel and one with 
> nvidia graphics. It did not happen with 3.5.12 anywhere.
> I have found a workaround by uncommenting the line 
> "TerminateServer=true" in /etc/trinity/kdm/kdmrc
> Anyone else getting this? Bug?
> Regards,
> David
I've seen something similar in 3.5.12.  I often only get a console after
a reboot - no KDM screen.  I've not had the time to investigate to see
if it is a Trinity issue or something else and thus have not reported it
- John