|Summary:||gdmsetup will not launch in Gnome.|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Greg Douglas <gregory.douglas>|
|Component:||gdm||Assignee:||Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-06-17 02:04:53 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Greg Douglas 2007-08-02 18:49:27 UTC
Description of problem: After upgrading from FC6, when trying to launch gdmsetup from Gnome, I get a popup error message "GDM (The Gnome Display Manager) is not running". I am running Gnome, and not KDM. I am also in Run Level 5. Gnome is my default dm. When launched from the Gnome Terminal, I get: [greg@atomic ~]$ gdmsetup Failed to connect to socket, sleep 1 second and retry Trying failed command again. Try 2 of 5. Failed to connect to socket, sleep 1 second and retry Trying failed command again. Try 3 of 5. Failed to connect to socket, sleep 1 second and retry Trying failed command again. Try 4 of 5. Failed to connect to socket, sleep 1 second and retry Trying failed command again. Try 5 of 5. Command failed 5 times, aborting. Could not access configuration key <daemon/PidFile=/var/run/gdm.pid> Using compiled in value </var/run/gdm.pid> for <daemon/PidFile=/var/run/gdm.pid> Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gdm-2.18.0-14.fc7 How reproducible: Every Time I launch it. Steps to Reproduce: 1. From the Gnome Menu, System > Adminstration > Login Screen 2. or from the Gnome Terminal: $ gdmsetup 3. Actual results: Please see above Expected results: The GDM Setup panel should appear Additional info:
Comment 1 Greg Douglas 2007-08-03 18:05:09 UTC
Just updated gdm to gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7, but the problem still persists.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:50:41 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:04:51 UTC
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.