[kde-linux] Hanging during login

duffmckagan mckagan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 14:31:25 UTC 2005

On 10/24/05, Venantius Kumar <venanks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running KDE 3.4.3 on PCLinuxOS.
> Whenever I login to KDE the first time after a fresh boot, the whole
> desktop just stays there after loading the kicker panel. My background image
> does not appear nor any of the other panels (KSim etc.). I have to
> CTRL-BKSPC and login again and everything goes smoothly.
> Now this problem persisted since ver 3.4.2. Nobody else in PCLinuxOS
> forums / mailing lists has this problem. In fact only my user id has this
> problem other users on my system do not have this problem.
> Further investigating this "hanging" situation, I switched to a virtual
> console when the "hanging" condition happens, and using top I can see all my
> application has already started but its just not displayed on the screen.
> This brings be to the notion that something is preventing the login to
> complete.
> Now if someone can assist me in troubleshooting this I would be very
> grateful. I want to know if there are any log file that records what gets
> loaded or any error that are thrown.

/var/log/messages .....is the place to look for errors.

Take a look at
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