multiseat login problems: MDM?
Steven J Newbury
steve at snewbury.org.uk
Thu Nov 27 04:47:39 PST 2008
On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 19:58 +0000, Kārlis Repsons wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 November 2008 19:49:12 you wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Kārlis Repsons
> > <karlis.repsons at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > What should I do to get multiseat work in a case when
> > > * some user logs out
> > > * some seat doesn't receive login timely (and its X server gets
> > > terminated..) ?
> > Are you using mdm?
> Not yet.
> > When a user logs out mdm should show the display manager's login screen
> > again.
> Would be nice...
> The thing is: I can't make it work on gentoo easily. My distro's devs are not
> going to support it as well, because "latest upgrade of mdm is 2+ years old".
That bug about is the wrong MDM (Mandrake Display Manager). If you want
to use MDM (Multiseat Display Manager) in gentoo, you should create an
ebuild for it.
> Maybe I try dedicating a day just for MDM and succeed, but there are questions
> 1. should I patch libX11(-6)?
> 2. is /etc/init.d/mdm non-executable in debian?
> 3. ... others I can't think of right now.
> Well, let me know, what you think about those things first!
You really don't want to be using the debian packaged version on Gentoo!
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