Slim, X and problems

Fredrik Rinnestam fredrik at
Tue Mar 3 22:57:26 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 10:44:21PM +0000, Wawrzyniec Niewodnicza�ski wrote:
> Hi,
> For long time I've been using Slim, but it started to make more and more
> problematic. It doesn't start during system start :(. Therefore, 
> I'm looking for replacement something which doesn't need hundreds dependents.
> Could you suggest something please?
> I've also noted other nasty Crux behaviour recently. Slim does not start
> therefore, I have to start X from commandline. When I want to logout the
> system doesn't come back to text console, but screen stays black.
> Moreover, Ctrl+Alt+X X={1..6} doesn't work. Do you have any idea why? I
> need to stop the whole computer. I'm not sure if I ssh to the machine.
> Wawrzek

Without any logs or debug info its hard to suggest whats wrong. But it
sounds to me like you might have some gfx-driver issues (black screen
when quitting X).

Other than that, i cant help you since my crystal ball is broken.


/Fredrik Rinnestam

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