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Re: xdm

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: xdm
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 00:53:19 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.19 (2009-01-05)


On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 03:30:39PM +0100, Jakub Daniel wrote:

> Isnt there a simple way how to check whether /dev/mouse and /dev/kbd
> are ready for XDM to start? and make a busy wait until it is ready,
> then start xdm?

I can think of multiple ways. "fsysopts /dev/cons" for example would
tell you whether the translator is running. Or you could just do "ls
/dev/cons/kbd" or so to see whether it created the nodes. Or simply "ls
/dev/kbd" -- the symlink is broken until the devices are there.

But if a sleep doesn't help, I doubt an explicit wait will. The console
client doesn't really need long to start up. I suspect the problem is


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