KDE-3.5.5 startup problems

Tijnema ! tijnema at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 04:03:11 PST 2007


On 2/26/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 2/26/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On 2/26/07, jignesh gangani <jgangani at gmail.com > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >     I have also finished installing KDE-3.5.6. I have installed it in
> > > /usr.
> > >     After finishing installing KdeBase I just added this lines in
> > > /etc/inittab
> > >
> > >    id:5:initdefault:
> >
> >
> >  i already had this line:
> > id:3:initdefault:
> > and so adding
> > id:5:initdefault:
> > gave me a error of duplicate id field
> >
>
> Found out what it actually does. What i want is this: It should boot in
> run level 3, start all apps in it, and then switch to runlevel 4 (without
> killing the apps in runlevel 3). And in runlevel 4 i want to start
> kde/Xserver.
> - Added my /etc/inittab file
>

When setting initdefault to 4, it starts KDE fine, but it doesn't start all
programs in runlevel 3. How can i set it up like explained above?


>
> >  and
> > >    x:5:/usr/bin/kdm
> >
> >
> > (Note: no -nodaemon as in case of xdm)
> >
> >
> > this one did nothing for me, but that has probably to do something with
> > the error above
> >
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> I think i don't even need this, as i have my own program loader.
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> >
> >
> > >     And just a single line "startkde" in .xsession or .xinitrc.
> > >    Now I can login with my user name and password and I don't have to
> > > do anything.
> > >    Just to let you know.
> > >
> > > - Jignesh
> >
> >
> > I have that line. But i'm using my own program for loading programs at
> > boot time, so i wanted to add those lines: (just shell script)
> > kdm &
> > startx &
> > it does start KDE with a login screen, but the three main KDE programs
> > are not starting, and that's my problem.
> > how can i get those starting (kwin, kicker, kdesktop) ??
> > do i need to add those to my script, if so, where?
> >
>
I fixed this, I set init to boot init level 4 default, and then it worked
with the script i added.


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> > Thanks in Advance
> >
> > Tijnema
> >
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