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No X For Root, No Mounts for User

Posted on 2003-03-19
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Linux Mandrake 9.0

Root cannot startx (I boot to Runlevel 3).  Regular user can start X just fine.
(Root gets error about unable to open device 0:0, or some such thing....)

Also, regualr user cannot access CDROMs, get error (You don't have access rights to this device).

HELP!
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startx - echo $DISPLAY, shud be :0.0
run   xhost +

cd - is cd mounted when error occurs?
   if so,   mount |grep cd  - check perms on mount directory
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