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Re: Binary XFree

To: Mitja Bezget <gw@sers.s-sers.mb.edus.si>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Binary XFree
From: Guido Guenther <agx@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 10:27:48 +0200
In-reply-to: <20000524153943.B3802@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de>; from agx@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de on Wed, May 24, 2000 at 03:39:43PM +0200
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I finally found the time to check the binaries. I screwed the
permissions. Changing to /usr/X11R6 and "chown -R root. *" should solve
the problem. You also have to set the XFree86 suid root.
 -- Guido

On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 03:39:43PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> No problem here. Should be a problem with you local setup. Can you
> "touch /var/log/XFree86.0.log" as root?
>  -- Guido
> 
> On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 01:19:45PM +0200, Mitja Bezget wrote:
> > 
> > Hey!
> > 
> > I downloaded the binarys and installed successfuly.. But the 
> > server still wouldn't run.. it displays a senseless message:
> > Couldn't open log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log" 
> > 
> > although it is run as root and the directory exists.
> > any ideas? thanks!
> > 
> > cya
> > Mitja
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
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