Solaris 8 login GUI doesn't come up.

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Old 09-24-2007
Solaris 8 login GUI doesn't come up.

Hi experts,
I've installed Solaris 8 to Sunfire V480. After installation I only could login to the server using CLI command. Can you show me how to start the login GUI? I use standard SUN graphic monitor and keyboard.
Thanks in advanced.
# 2  
Old 09-24-2007
/usr/dt/bin/dtconfig -e
# 3  
Old 09-24-2007
Is "dtlogin" running? Nearly every installation of Solaris I have done has enabled GUI login then I have had to go out of my way to disable it.

Looks for files called Xaccess and Xservers (or similar), normally in /usr/dt/config
# 4  
Old 09-24-2007
Thank you for quick replies.
I tried:
/usr/dt/bin/dtconfig -e
/usr/dt/bin/dtconfig -D
I also checked for Xaccess and Xservers in /usr/dt/config and they were already there. But it still doesn't work. What can I do next?
# 5  
Old 09-24-2007
Originally Posted by vntiger
What can I do next?
Does Xservers have a line referring to ":0" ? That means the first screen connected to the system. Do the log files method anything starting and failing.

On my systems there is a message on the system console at startup saying the ":0" is starting up.

Can you point an X terminal at the machine?
# 6  
Old 09-24-2007
Where can I find that?
BTW, I can access the webmin tool and I also can use Xming from other client PC.
# 7  
Old 09-24-2007
Originally Posted by vntiger
Xming from other client PC.
As in you get the full X login followed by a CDE session?

do you have a line like the following in /usr/dt/config/Xservers

   :0   Local local_uid@console root /usr/openwin/bin/Xsun :0 -nobanner

and if you do the following ps:

# ps -ef | grep dt
    root   400     1  0   Jul 11 ?        0:00 /usr/dt/bin/dtlogin -daemon

Try running Xsun by hand and see what it prints out.
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