fvwm and failsafe problems

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 2 13:40:46 PST 2001

On December 30, 2000 11:18 am, C.D.McDiarmid wrote:

> > Up until recently I was able to drop out of kdm(login) and into failsafe 
> an xterm.   Now, for no apparent reason when I select failsafe I'm thrown
> back into kdm, and all I'm getting in the way of xterm is xclock. i.e. no
> windows.   As far as I'm concerned I've not touched any scripts and looking
> through them reveals nothing.   I've attached Xsession and Xclients which
> look OK.   Any ideas what might be happening here?

i believe getting an xterm with a clock is pretty normal for the 'fail safe'

by the way, you do get 'windows', else the xterm won't be visible (you're 
probaly in twm then - a very very light weight window manager that comes with 

Gerard Beekmans

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