kdm restart

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Mar 21 01:30:47 GMT 2004

S. Gongola wrote:
> Fedora Core 1
> KDE 3.2.1
> what would cause kdm not to restart after ending a session with kde
> I started It with the -daemon and the -nodaemon and no difference. When I kill 
> X everything dies except kdm. I'm by virtual console F1. When I do ps -ax, I 
> get "/usr/bin/kdm -nodaemon". When I kill it, "killall kdm" kdm restarts
> Why doesn't kdm restart after kde exits. It does restart after gnome exits.
> I've also used the orignal kdmrc file but it didn't make a difference. Is 
> there another config file that can cause this problem.

In your: "/etc/inittab" file look at the last line.  For example:

# Run xdm in runlevel 5

If it says: 'respawn' change it to 'once'.

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