SUMMARY: Openwindows screen stuck at welcome screen

From: Keith Salustro (
Date: Tue Jan 12 1999 - 08:36:36 CST

Thanks to those who replied--Their ideas led to the solution, which was that
the RPC services had been shut off. We renamed /etc/rc2.d/S71rpc back to its
original so it would start up, and now it works great!

Thanks to:
Andrew Blood
Tom Vadya
Xiaochen Chi
Johnie Stafford
Brooke King

> -----Original Message-----
> Hi,
> I have a new Sol 2.6 install w/ rec patches installation on a
> Netra server, with a Creator Graphics card.
> When I start open windows locally, the welcome screen comes up
> and just stays there. The mouse can still moves the screen
> pointer and the machine keeps running. it's only the screen that
> is stuck there. However, I can run OpenWindows remotely and it
> works great.
> I must have left off some important patches or hardened the OS a
> little too hard... Any ideas?
> -Keith
> --

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