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Re: [opensuse] gdm / xorg issues: x server already running?
  • From: ken <gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 06:09:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <458A6B82.8070409@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On 12/18/2006 06:43 PM somebody named Michael Dolan wrote:
> Whenever I start my desktop (running OpenSuse 10.2 with XGL), it shows
> the nVidia logo startup screen, then goes to this funky blue/black gdm
> error message saying "There already appears to be an X server running on
> display :0." And then it asks if it should try restarting X on
> display :0 again. Whether I say Yes or No, the screen goes blank for a
> second and then the normal gdm login screen comes up... it's very odd
> b/c it works, but for some reason appears to be called too early or
> something....
> I've already tried just reinstalling gdm and xorg server packages...
> Can anyone help me identify where I should fix this?

What's your output from

ps -fC gdm -C X

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