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Re: [trinity-users] OpenSUSE 12.2 Step by Step Installation

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:16:49 -0500
On 2012-11-27 21:42 (GMT+0100) François ANDRIOT composed:

> OK I've done the following steps and I confirm it works:

> Install opensuse (i586 in my case) with very minimal installation.

> Configure networking, configure repositories.

> Install minimal xorg with:
>     zypper install xorg-x11-server


> Install minimal TDE with:
>     zypper install trinity-tdebase


> Install iceauth (required for dcopserver):
>     zypper install iceauth
> (dependency will be added in next TDE build for opensuse)


> Configure DISPLAYMANAGER=/opt/trinity/bin/kdm in
> /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager


> Fix missing 'Xsession' file (file exists but not in expected folder):
>     ln -s /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession /etc/X11/Xsession
> (will be fixed in next TDE build for opensuse)


> Set default runlevel to 5 in systemd.
>     rm -f /etc/systemd/system/
>     ln -s /lib/systemd/system/
> /etc/systemd/system/

systemd in 12.2 is an non-mandatory/broken/incomplete openSUSE misfeature. I 
have sysvinit-init installed instead, with id:5:initdefault: in /etc/inittab.

> And reboot.
> It works, tested in virtual machine again.

Here on real hardware X starts to start (busy cursor and non-black background 
appear briefly), then exits to tty login prompt. Does trinity-tdm create a 
log file anywhere? I wonder if is related?
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