startx problem with more_control_and_pkg_man

Leo Peschier lpeschier at
Sat Dec 23 18:39:12 PST 2006

Rick Shelton wrote:
> On 12/23/06, Arden <yardcat at> wrote:
>> Using the more_control_and_pkg* system I am having trouble starting x.
>> Fatal server error:
>> Cannot move old log file ("var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "var/log/Xorg.
>> 0.log.old")
>> I have tried changing owner, group,and write permissions of the log
>> files to Xorg but I get the same error message. Can someone give me a
>> clue?
>> Arden

Has the X-server got the setuid root bit set?
If not, X might not have priviliges to move the log-file.

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