On Thursday, 2 January 2003 at 14:52:22 +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote: >> Ugh, hopefully it won't come to that :-( You might have been onto >> something with your comment about lock files -- XFree86 creates various >> hidden files in /tmp, for instance I have: >> >> .ICE-unix/ >> .X0-lock >> .X110unix/ >> >> You might try deleting all of those (if you have them) and restarting xdm >> again. I'm not entirely sure it'll help, but it's worth a try. >> > > I tried doing that, but it didn't work either. > > I just uninstalled XFree86 and recompiled and installed it from the ports > (thank god for fast computers), but it still isn't working.
You don't solve problems by frantic activity. You can be pretty sure that this would not fix the problem. > i don't see what is wrong, a friend of mine just said the only > solution is to reinstall the entire machine, but i don't really > consider that to be an option. Does your friend do Microsoft? Greg -- See complete headers for address and phone numbers To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message