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Re: setting up gdm
> > How did you start X?
> > Did you run gdm? (Or X? or startx or xinit? or other?)
> I am starting X with "startx", but I didn't do anything to configure it.
> It seems like I used Xfree86 in the past, but I can't even find it in the
The first thing is to make sure X starts. So X starts with startx?
XFree86 was removed from pkgsrc. XFree86 is available from NetBSD in x*
distribution sets. pkgsrc has alternative: X.org (many xorg packages).
> I also tried putting in gdm=YES into rc.conf, but it only gives errors
> into the messages log:
> Jun 24 14:42:15 grace gdm-binary: WARNING: gdm_slave_xioerror_handler:
> Fatal X error - Restarting :0
> Jun 24 14:42:21 grace gdm-binary: WARNING: Failed to start X server
> several times in a short time period; disabling display :0
Maybe need to look in the /var/log/XFree86.?.log file. It may indicate the
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