X doesn't start -- PS

Beartooth Beartooth at swva.net
Mon May 26 18:34:12 UTC 2008

On Mon, 26 May 2008 12:25:19 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> If it still doesn't work, check for errors (lines marked EE) in
> /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

	I mentioned just now that the problem machine was reporting 
NetworkManager started OK. So I tried to ssh into it, succeeded, did df 
on this machine (my #2), finding the hard drive only 50% full -- and 
swung the big hammer for all I was worth, without stopping for details 
(such as making tarballs, or even omitting ISOs). I did scp -r on all of /
home/btth/*, into a folder I had ready.

	If I get away without maxxing out, I'll prune away big obvious 
stuff -- like those ISOs -- and do it again for /btth/.* Then (if I get 
away with that, too) I'll prune some more.

	Given success (I hope, I hope), I'm ready to try the biggest 
hammer of all : find a way to wipe one hard drive without taking the 
other, too.

Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.

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