startx problem with more_control_and_pkg_man

john q public public at pitchblende.org
Sat Dec 23 19:34:53 PST 2006


Arden wrote:

>On Dec 23, 2006, at 6:39 PM, Leo Peschier wrote:
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>>Rick Shelton wrote:
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>>>On 12/23/06, Arden <yardcat at comcast.net> wrote:
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>>>>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
>>>>
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>>Has the X-server got the setuid root bit set?
>>If not, X might not have priviliges to move the log-file.
>>Leo.
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>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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>
I don't about which script calls it on your system on mine its 
/usr/X11R6/bin/startx but the server is usually called
/usr/X11R(5 or 6)/bin/X follow the link and change the sticky bit (chmod +s)



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