Bug 177294 - blinken clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
Summary: blinken clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdeedu
Version: 4
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-01-09 07:16 UTC by Enrique Perez-Terron
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-11-17 23:05:43 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Enrique Perez-Terron 2006-01-09 07:16:30 UTC
Description of problem:
Running "blinken" as root (logged in as root) clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
(saves a copy as "config.bak", and writes some binary data in a new "config".

Logging out and back in, gdm is unable to run the greeter. No login is possible 
except at the vt.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
tried twice in a row. Each time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log in as root
2.play blinken
3.log out and back in.

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 11:21:17 UTC
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?


Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2007-11-17 23:05:43 UTC
no feedback, closing.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.