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Re: xdm



Quoting Matthieu Herrb <matthieu_(_dot_)_herrb_(_at_)_wanadoo_(_dot_)_fr>:

> Tam S Pham wrote (in a message from Thursday 14)
>  > Hello,
>  > 
>  > I'm running OBSD 2.8.  While running xdm, a regular user can't login
> at the
>  > console, but root can.  After killing xdm, that regular can indeed
> login from
>  > the console. Any suggestion where I should start?  Thanks in
> advance.
> 
> You mean a regular user can log in at the text console, but not with
> the xdm login widget ?
> 
> First check if he has any special keys in his password that may
> not generate the same ASCII sequence under X and under the console
> (function keys,...). 

Solved.  I know that it has something to do with password as welll, but did not 
quite understand why xdm would refuse certain special character.  Is this normal 
in xdm?

--Tam



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