Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 125158
error dialog shows wrong log with xorg
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:44 EST
If gdm fails to bring up the x server it shows a dialog asking if
you'd like to see the log. If you click ok some error is printed and
you immediately go to the next step.
I assume this is due to the rename of the log file due to the XFree86
-> xorg xserver change.
Which log is this? i.e. the one from "I cannot start the X server
(your graphical interface). It is likely that it is not set up
correctly. Would you like to v\iew the X server output to diagnose
the problem?" or "Would you like to view the detailed X server output
Both *should* work fine ... the first is in /var/log/gdm and it gets
the location of the second by grepping for "Log file" in the first one
I don't really remember with one it was...
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now. Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.