Thanks for responding Jason.

Yes, I used the script from gnome.
This is the 3rd box I have upgraded and the 
first problem of this nature.

Robert

----- Original Message -----
From: jason <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2004 4:55 pm
Subject: Re: can't startx after upgrade

> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> 
> >Aloha
> >
> >I have just successfully upgrade gnome 2.4 to gnome 2.6. At least
> >that's the message I received after running the upgrade script. :)
> >
> >Before the upgrade all was working well. After the upgrade 
> >I have some problems. I cannot startx from a regular user login.
> >
> >When trying, I get the following errors:
> >
> >$startx
> >xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/robert/.Xauthority
> >xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/robert/.Xauthority
> >xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/robert/.Xauthority
> >xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/robert/.Xauthority
> >
> >Fatal server error:
> >Cannot move old logfile "/var/log/XFree86.0.log.old"
> >
> >When reporting a problem (blah, blah)
> >
> >
> >giving up.
> >xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2): unable to connect to X 
> server>xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.
> >xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/robert/.Xauthority
> >$
> >
> >If I startx from a root login, I get to gnome but it seems to load 
> very>slow. 
> >
> >I also am not able to su from a normal login to root. 
> >
> >$su
> >Password:
> >May 22 06:48:27 bsd-desktop su: BAD SU robert to root on /dev/ttyv0
> >su: Sorry
> >$
> >
> >I am running FreeBSD 5.2RC. 
> >
> >TIA
> >Robert
> >
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> >
> There was a big problem with updating gnome if you did not check 
> freebsd/org/gnome first.  You have to download a script and run it 
> first.  If you did not, np, just follow the instructions and all 
> will be 
> good once more.
> 
> Jason
> 

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