Bug 216486 - x11/xdm: xdm fails to start xfce4
Summary: x11/xdm: xdm fails to start xfce4
Status: Closed Feedback Timeout
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: amd64 Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-x11 mailing list
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-01-26 10:19 UTC by John Smith
Modified: 2017-10-08 13:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (x11)


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Description John Smith 2017-01-26 10:19:49 UTC
My xdm doesn't let me log in: 
As soon as I enter the password, xdm reboots and presents me with the login prompt again.

cat /var/log/xdm.log
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/GiveConsole
xdm info (pid 905): executing session /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/TakeConsole
XIO:  fatal IO error 35 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0"
      after 162 requests (131 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
xdm info (pid 833): Starting X server on :0
xdm info (pid 910): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0

FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE-p1
xdm 1.1.11_7
xfce 4.12_1
Comment 1 Guido Falsi freebsd_committer 2017-10-03 14:54:11 UTC
How did you configure xdm to start xfce4 desktop? Via ~/.xsession script? Or another way?