KDM doesn't want to start KDE

kitts kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 14:36:18 BST 2007

On Saturday 08 Sep 2007 6:07:29 pm Stepan Yakovenko wrote:
> Would you be so kind to help me with KDM? I have no problems with
> running KDE via startx, but I can't start working using KDM. KDM
> starts, I input my login and password, I get a black screen for a few
> seconds (something seems to be loading) but after that KDM restarts
> and asks me for password again. How can I fix that?
> I attach my /var/log/kdm.log for your convenience.

How much disk space do you have in your root partition? Are you able to log in 
as root? I once faced such an issue and it was because there was not enough 
space in the root partition. I was still able to login as root as 5% disk 
space was reserved for root. Could this be your problem?
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