KDE hosed - no display

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Fri Jul 11 13:57:40 UTC 2008

Anne Wilson wrote:

>> What happens if you boot to run level 3, login, and issue a startx?
> It tells me that the server is already active.  I have removed the lockfile, 
> but it made no difference.

Now that is bizarre.  Going to level 3 should not start anything related to 
X or any window managers.

>> Also, not clear from the above if restorecond is complaining about
>> /etc/resolv.conf or what "(/etc/resolv.conf) Invalid argument" means.
>> You could determine the inode if resolv.conf and check to see how many
>> hardlinks for it exist.
> I haven't a clue what this is talking about, but since I have selinux in 
> permissive mode it shouldn't be interfering with things, I think/hope.  I'm 
> leaving this one alone until I get X sorted out.

OK...  Not sure how, or if, the resolv.conf is related to your display issue.

> Just in case, I renamed xorg.conf, so that F9 could do its own thing.  That 
> didn't make any difference, either.

Hummmmm.....  Stumped at the moment.  May have to sleep on it...and hope 
someone comes to your aid.  :-)

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