Continuous Reboot, unable to reach gnome login screen

SirDice

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Removing and (re)installing software isn't going to do much.
 

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Xorg configuration appears to be in order. Your video card is properly detected and initialized.

What's in your ~/.xinitrc?
 

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Create a new user account and try with that new, clean, account. I'm betting something in your profile got screwed up.
 
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Create a new user account and try with that new, clean, account. I'm betting something in your profile got screwed up.
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adding new user using adduser command gives output:
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pw: user 'guest' disappeared during update
adduser: ERROR: there was error adding user (guest).
 

ruthr

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adding new user using adduser command gives output:
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pw: user 'guest' disappeared during update
adduser: ERROR: there was error adding user (guest).

/usr/sbin/pwd_mkdb -p /etc/master.passwd and then create user
 
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/usr/sbin/pwd_mkdb -p /etc/master.passwd and then create user
Hi

I was able to adduser after running your command.

startx runs successfully, running xterm. Should i enable gdm & gnome now?
 

ruthr

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I was to adduser after running your command.

startx runs successfully, running xterm. Should i enable gdm & gnome now?

yes .. or create .xinitrc with gnome-session to run for startx
 
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yes .. or create .xinitrc with gnome-session to run for startx
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Unable to edit rc.conf with the new user!
How to create .xinitrc with gnome-session to run for startx?
 

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Ok .. and when you start gdm as root service gdm onestartdo u have same white screen error ?
 

ruthr

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Oh.. i think that u need to reinstall gnome/gdm .. try pkg upgrade -f pkg install -f -R gdm
 

Sevendogsbsd

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That's not going to do anything as SirDice pointed out. The error is saying it can't start gdm because there is no gdm entry in /etc/rc.conf. Reinstalling is not going to resolve that as it's a manual effort.
 

ruthr

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That's not going to do anything as SirDice pointed out. The error is saying it can't start gdm because there is no gdm entry in /etc/rc.conf. Reinstalling is not going to resolve that as it's a manual effort.

wrong .. in /usr/local/etc/rc.d shoul be gdm script to start gdm. it should be installed with gnome/gdm packages .. so why is missing ?
 

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The call to launch that from /etc/rc.conf because OP commented it out or removed it. Installing software on FreeBSD does not configure anything, that's manual and what I was referring to.
 

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The call to launch that from /etc/rc.conf because OP commented it out or removed it. Installing software on FreeBSD does not configure anything, that's manual and what I was referring to.


service gdm onestart has nothing to do withrc.conf
 

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and why i tell him to install gdm .. to see what's going on in /var/log/gdm/:X-greater.log
 
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