Strange Problem with Redhat 8 Login.....

Strange Problem with Redhat 8 Login.....

Post by Kusa Ram Devinen » Fri, 29 Nov 2002 17:43:00



Hi Everybody,
I am facing a strange problem with 'Redhat 8.0 Login'. I installed it along
with Windows 98 and it used to work fine.The problem I am facing now is that
it is not loading the KDE desktop even after a successful login as 'root' &
providing me with the same login screen again.I am able to login with the
other 'username' and from there as 'su'.What could be the problem?Thanks in
Advance.

Regards
KusaRamD

 
 
 

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Hi Linuxers,

Here is again a tricky question...
I succesfully setup getty with my modem to answer phone calls..
I also tested my system if it welcomes a remote user...
Everything fine so far..but when the new user logs into my
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the line I have for my modem in the inittab file is:

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^
This S2 I guess causes the problem or not...heeeelppp!
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                                                  Thank you,
                                                                                                                                 Constantine

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