On 03 Jan Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Wednesday, January 03, 2007 17:17:17 +0100 dick hoogendijk 
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >According to the kdm manual you should *not* use the "-nodaemon"
> Where does it say that?  According to the online docs
> 'For FreeBSD, edit /etc/ttys and find the line like this:
> ttyv8   "/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon"  xterm   off secure
> and edit it to this:
> ttyv8   "/usr/local/bin/kdm"  xterm   on secure'
> But that's not the same as saying "don't use -nodaemon".

To me at least it sounds like the kde / kdm developers say what I have to
do on a FreeBSD machine, don't you?
I agree the words "don't use -nodaemon" are not used, but they are not in
their command line.
> According to the FreeBSD Handbook 
> 'To enable kdm, the ttyv8 entry in /etc/ttys has to be adapted. The line
> should look as follows:
> ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon" xterm on secure'
> In any case, I did what the Handbook stated, because I trust that the
> FreeBSD developers know what they're doing, and that's what they told
> the guys that write the docs to use for kdm.  Someone with more
> knowledge than I have would have to explain the technical aspects of
> that choice.

The handbook is kind of a fbsd bible. I must say it's very thorough.
Absolutely _the_ book to read when you run a fbsd flavour. Still I hope
that someone more technical than I am will explain some more on this

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