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Re: [SLE] no more X and graphical login after modules recompiling
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 13:19:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405061319.41093.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 06 May 2004 01.21, Luca wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have encountered a problem after recompiling modules and their
> installation: I have used the command
>
> make menuconfig
>
> in order to change some settings, then I have compiled and installed the
> modules (all modules about USB communication services and ATM) and rebooted
> my machine. After the machine restarted, login graphical interface (and so
> also X) did not start anymore, and machine went in the text mode. I have
> checked XF86config file and I have realized that nvida modules were not
> supported. I have reinstalled them with NVIDIA script, and everything
> seemed to be ok. I have started XF86 but, even if X appeared in front of
> me, there was not the login graphical interface. Does anyone have a
> possible solution to this problem??
> My OS is Linux SUSE 9.0 Pro, kernel 2.4.21-99.

If I read this correctly, then it should be OK after the next reboot. To start
the login manager without a reboot do

rcxdm stop
rcxdm start

as root

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