[NCLUG] kdeinit failing on latest KRUD (RH 8.0)
kevin at scrye.com
Tue Jan 21 10:41:57 MST 2003
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>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Crosiar <crosiarcm at yahoo.com> writes:
Michael> Hello all, I just upgraded to the latest KRUD. The problem I
Michael> am having is that KDE will not start. It brings up a box that
Michael> says "Couldn't start kdeinit". No messages appear on the
Michael> console and the only thing I can see in /var/log/messages is
Michael> "Can't locate module char-major-81", but I'm not sure if this
Michael> is related.
char-major-81 appears to be a radio device. Perhaps some multimedia
app probing to see if you have a radio card?
Michael> Any ideas? Is there another log for KDE somewhere that might
Michael> be a little more specific?
You can look in ~/.xsession-errors and see if there is any more
specific messages in there. That should be the output of any commands
that run while you are logging in.
Can a newly created user login with KDE? Might be something in your
kdeinit appears to be in the kdelibs package, you might make sure
% which kdeinit
% rpm -qf /usr/bin/kdeinit
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