Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] windowmaker and kdm not working
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 14:12:40
Message-Id: 200511071511.30162.pauldv@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] windowmaker and kdm not working by DR GM SEDDON
On Monday 07 November 2005 14:46, DR GM SEDDON wrote:
> Hello, > My Gentoo system graphics work when I s'tartx' However, I defined > 'wmaker' as my default in '/etc/rc.conf'. When I startx I get a > windowmanager similar to the windowmaker I am used to but instead of > the 3 icons on the top right and the desktopswitcher on the left I only > have a clock. Is this correct? > > Also, I have set my default runlevel to 5 in '/etc/inittab' and chose > kdm as my prefered login method. But when I boot I always get a > console login. Kdm runs if I btype 'kdm'. It doesn't give me the > option of windowmaker and the default won't start anything. > > Can anyone help?
The location of some windowmaker applications apparently changed some while ago. Perhaps your configuration files point to the wrong locations. Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net