Bug 136434 - yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" causes gdm failures
yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" causes gdm failures
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-19 20:15 EDT by Andy Grover
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-22 11:59:14 EDT
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xsession-errors (1.87 KB, text/plain)
2004-10-19 20:17 EDT, Andy Grover
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Description Andy Grover 2004-10-19 20:15:54 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041012
Firefox/0.10.1

Description of problem:
I'm not sure if this should be against yum, or gnome, or gdm or what.

Running rawhide, with KDE installed, logged in using gdm (the default.)

did yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" to add Gnome support.

root login attempts now fail, including failsafe xsession.

startx works fine.

I created another user, and that user was able to login.


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install rawhide without gnome
2. yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"
3. Try to login (I was using root acct.) using any available desktop,
including failsafe
    

Actual Results:  message about the session closing before 10 seconds

Expected Results:  login

Additional info:

I'll attach my xsession log.
Comment 1 Andy Grover 2004-10-19 20:17:33 EDT
Created attachment 105477 [details]
xsession-errors
Comment 2 Andy Grover 2004-10-22 11:59:14 EDT
Hmmm, could not reproduce on another machine, deleting .Xauthority
made the problem go away. I have no idea why this bit me only after
the yum install.

Closing.

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