FC9: "prefdm respawning too fast, stopped" - Redhat

This is a discussion on FC9: "prefdm respawning too fast, stopped" - Redhat ; Complete messages: init: prefdm main process (NNNN) terminated with status1 init: prefdm main process ended, respawning init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped Prevents PC from displaying X and then login screen. Anyone seen this? Seems to be an FC9-only phenomenon. ...

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  1. FC9: "prefdm respawning too fast, stopped"

    Complete messages:

    init: prefdm main process (NNNN) terminated with status1
    init: prefdm main process ended, respawning
    init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped

    Prevents PC from displaying X and then login screen.

    Anyone seen this?
    Seems to be an FC9-only phenomenon.

    -Richard Vaughn

  2. Re: FC9: "prefdm respawning too fast, stopped"

    Richard Vaughn writes:

    >Complete messages:


    >init: prefdm main process (NNNN) terminated with status1
    >init: prefdm main process ended, respawning
    >init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped


    >Prevents PC from displaying X and then login screen.


    Well, you need to fix prefdm. Find out why it is terminating. Look in the
    other logs (log onto one of the console terminals, and set the runlevel in
    inittab to 3 ratehr than 5. Then run startx and see what the error messages
    are.)


    >Anyone seen this?
    >Seems to be an FC9-only phenomenon.



  3. Re: FC9: "prefdm respawning too fast, stopped"

    Richard Vaughn writes:

    >Complete messages:


    >init: prefdm main process (NNNN) terminated with status1
    >init: prefdm main process ended, respawning
    >init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped


    >Prevents PC from displaying X and then login screen.


    Well, you need to fix prefdm. Find out why it is terminating. Look in the
    other logs (log onto one of the console terminals, and set the runlevel in
    inittab to 3 ratehr than 5. Then run startx and see what the error messages
    are.)


    >Anyone seen this?
    >Seems to be an FC9-only phenomenon.



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