startx problem with more_control_and_pkg_man

Arden yardcat at
Sat Dec 23 19:17:53 PST 2006

On Dec 23, 2006, at 6:39 PM, Leo Peschier wrote:

> 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.
> Leo.

I am sure it is a permission issue I missed somewhere. Where is the X- 
server called from?
Is that /etc/X11/xserver/sh, there are a lot of files in /etc/X11/ 
xserver or usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xserver?
Pardon my ignorance, I feel I should know this. Arden

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