[blfs-support] black screen and cursor after installing gdm in blfs

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Nov 7 08:20:30 PST 2012

On 11/07/2012 04:12 PM, James Pinto wrote:
> Hi
> I had installed ConsoleKit-0.4.5 in the blfs Version 2012-07-10
> So if I have to install ConsoleKit-0.4.6
> <http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/postlfs/consolekit.html>
> i will have to reinstall all its dependencies again (newer versions)
> even meddle with shadow and PAM (new versions).
> Is there any way I can create the file by reinstalling the same old
> version of ConsoleKit-0.4.5 and configuring it?

Just install 0.4.6. You shouldn't have any problems with current 
packages you have. You NEED 0.4.6 for udev-acl tool.

> I dont have any visible problems with network manager except that the
> network icon (applet) doesnt show on the taskbar (only happens with a
> normal user, it shows when logged into root), but internet works
> perfectly even wifi
> Im guessing maybe I have to add the user to some group....?

ConsoleKit handles that (pam-foreground-compat script from ConsoleKit 

> Apart from this I have this annoying problem with the time settings. I
> cant seem to fix it. I used setclock according to the book and that
> fixed the time temporarily but when I logout and login again I cant fix
> the time. I cant also change the time using the graphical date and time
> settting option.

Everything you say is problem with ConsoleKit (the graphical stuff).

Did you configure your time zone in LFS? (/etc/localtime and 
/etc/sysconfig/setclock or whatever).

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