Blank screen on starting X

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Tue Sep 15 16:05:45 PDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Alan Coopersmith
<Alan.Coopersmith at> wrote:
> Flittigs at PICT wrote:
>> Now, to have a gdm  and other stuff running, on starting X, should I
>> write a script, as in some more piece of code along with the startx
>> command?
> No, you should just start gdm, and let it start X for you.

Just make sure you setup gdm to use your Xorg in /opt/MPX (it will
default to /usr/bin/X or similar). I don't recall the exact way to do
this on newer gdm, but documentation is here:


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