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AR# 1435

Invoking XDM requires to be logged in as root

Description

Typing XDM at the shell prompt when logged as standard user and running.
Openwin complains that it needs to be logged as root in order to run.

Solution

After Xact Install/Configuration, check carefully that you have added
$XACT/bin/sparc in your $PATH variable BEFORE /usr/openwin/bin

Otherwise, typing 'xdm' invokes Xwindows Display Manager, that actually can
be ran only when logged as root.
AR# 1435
Date Created 08/31/2007
Last Updated 10/07/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article