KDE 3.3.0 on SuSE 9.1 here.
I am experiencing a hang at the splash screen again after logging in
to KDE. This time, I've done a bit of debugging and found that
the culprit is kcminit. In the /opt/kde3/bin/startkde script, there is
LD_BIND_NOW=true kdeinit +kcminit +knotify
If I change this line to skip kcminit as follows, then I can log in
LD_BIND_NOW=true kdeinit +knotify
Manually running "kdeinit +kcminit" in a kconsole window shows
a bunch of messages, and I confirmed that it does not complete and
return to the shell prompt. I have to ctrl-C to abort it.
So, 2 questions:
1. Just what does kcminit do? I don't seem to have lost any obvious
functionality without it?
2. Why might kcminit be hanging on my machine?
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