[clug] KDE fails to log in on the first attempt

Chris Smart mail at christophersmart.com
Thu Aug 13 16:55:32 MDT 2009

2009/8/14 Brendan Jurd <direvus at gmail.com>:
> After booting up, the laptop arrives at the KDM login screen. I put in
> my password, and the screen goes to black, flickers a couple of times
> and then dumps me back to the KDM login screen.  I put in my password
> again, and this time KDE loads up flawlessly.

A wild wild stab in the dark, but sounds like it's trying to enable
desktop effects. Tell X to use vesa driver and see if that makes it


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