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Re: [SLUG] X crashes for nicko, works for ed


could be offbase here but shouldn't you use
startx -- :2 to start a new xserver ?

Chris

On Mon, 25 Feb 2002 14:47:46 +1100
"Nick Croft" <nicko@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Slug,
> 
> On Friday I was fiddling around with locale in my user account nicko.
> This was to get xterm and mutt working with utf8.
> 
> When I tried to start X again, it crashed. Another user on this machine 
> - ed, can start X, as can root.
> 
> I re-exported the locale variables to C after trying out en.US.UTF8 .
> 
> Here is the diff between `startx 2> xout'  in the two accounts, where
> `nicko' doesn't work and `ed' does:
> 
>   debian:~# cat diff_xout.nicko__xout.ed
>   88c88,92
>   < GLX Extension Reset called!
>   ---
>   > SetKbdSettings - type: 2 rate: 30 delay: 500 snumlk: 0
>   > SetKbdSettings - Succeeded
>   > 
>   > waiting for X server to shut down GLX Extension Reset called!
>   > 
> 
> As it's the same XF86Config being used, I can only assusme that the
> keyboard settings problem goes back to the failed attempt to use a utf8
> locale. I would have though that by returning the entire locale to C by
> using LC_ALL=C would return nicko to a stock standard setting, just like
> ed.
> 
> Clues? please anyone.
> 
> Nick
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