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Re: X - Memory Hog/hang



On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 01:18:18PM -0800, Philip Senechal wrote:
> So I'm thinking, I can just run X when I want to do something through the
> GUI.  I started X and the server hung with the crosshatch pattern on the
> screen.  Shouldn't I be able to invoke X from a console?  Do I have to pass
> it any parameters when launching it?  I don't want to have to reboot every
> time I want to use the GUI.  Any suggestions?

Did you use "startx" (which launches a session to go with the X server),
or just "X"?  Starting up the X server by itself is useful to test that
it works, but not much else.

Cheers,

Nalin





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