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SubjectRe: doubts in INIT - while system booting up
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Kasper Dupont <kasperd@daimi.au.dk> said:
> Hugo Mills wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 09:00:34AM -0800, sundara raman wrote:
> >
> > > 8) while system booting up, it shows the following
> > > error
> > >
> > > INIT: Id "x" respawing too fast: disabled for 5
> > > minutes
> >
> > It's not a kernel problem -- there's something broken in your X
> > Windows configuration. xdm (or kdm or gdm) keeps trying to start and
> > fails, and init is restarting it, and it fails...
>
> I have recently had the same problem when I forgot to include some
> driver in the kernel which was required by my X configuration.

I've seen such problems too, caused by full /tmp
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