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

James Pinto james.pinto at phoenixfusion.in
Thu Nov 8 06:57:31 PST 2012

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 4:08 AM, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 02:40:38AM +0530, James Pinto wrote:
> >
> > I installed consolekit 0.4.6 and thenetworknotifier started working in
> the
> > normal user account :-), but I still couldnt solve the time setting:-(.
> > I have yet to try that for the webcam
> >
>  Does your LFS system not show a sensible time ? (modulo problems
> with the battery dieing - but that would upset 'make' so you would
> have real problems compiling *anything* serious).  The historical
> baggage of unix means I'm asking about the 'date' command when I ask
> about 'time' 8)
>  LFS chapter 6 glibc : 'tzselect' and /etc/localtime.
>  You appear to be in India, and google tells me that all of that
> country is in the same timezone.  So, tzselect -> 5 (Asia) -> 14
> (India) - well, at least on this early-August system I'm currently
> using - should give you TZ='Asia/Kolkata'
>  And if your system is set to use UTC, then LFS section 7.9 will
> tell you to use UTC=1 in /etc/sysconfig/clock.
>  Hint: if the LFS/BLFS system shows a problem, it is best to address
> that as soon as you notice the problem!  It is also worth running
> tests in the completed system (I don't mean running 'make check' in
> packages!) to see if everything seems to be *working* correctly.
> ĸen
> --
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>> And if your system is set to use UTC, then LFS section 7.9 will
>>tell you to use UTC=1 in /etc/sysconfig/clock.
I have already done this...

It temporarily solved the problem but when I restart the system the time is
wrong again.

>>modulo problems with the battery dieing
I also use Ubuntu and time works there perfectly. (so my battery is fine)

James Earnest Pinto
*Phoenix Fusion*
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