startkde hang - initializing system services
Yannick Le Saint
y.lesaint at free.fr
Sat Mar 8 22:31:24 GMT 2003
On Saturday 08 March 2003 17:03, Steve King wrote:
> On Saturday 08 March 2003 3:02 pm, Acheron wrote:
> > On first startup, I get the region, theme, graphic setting box. That's
> > fine. Then the splash screen pops up. Gets past setting up IPC, but
> > chokes on 'Initializing System Services'.
> The only time I've had anything like that happen, it was because I had set
> up some over-strict firewall rules in iptables. I had forgotten to allow
> the loopback thing to use IP. That is used by something in the KDE desktop
> (I'm no expert), and KDE start up "jammed" at Initializing System Services,
> just as you describe. I never had the patience to wait and see what
> happened next. Amending my firewall rules to allow loopback traffic did the
> trick. I cannot exactly remember the IP address of the loopback - is it
> 127.0.0.0 maybe?
> May or may not be what is happening to you.
I agree with the firewall thing, also have experienced the same kind of
problems, just let all traffic go through for a while and try.
You may find some more meaningfull message (may not although ...) in your
Hope it helps ...
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