Bug 178802 - Unable to log in as user, ORBit reports /tmp permission errors
Summary: Unable to log in as user, ORBit reports /tmp permission errors
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ORBit2
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-01-24 15:00 UTC by David Nielsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-30 13:59:10 UTC

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Description David Nielsen 2006-01-24 15:00:21 UTC
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Description of problem:
Running Rawhide as of 24-01-06 I am unable to log in to GNOME as a user (commandline works fine), root however can log in via gdm just fine.

Trying to su to a fresh useraccount and running a program yeilds:

[foobar@price root]$ evolution

** ERROR **: I can't write to '/tmp/orbit-foobar', ORB init failed

(this error message is repeated infintely)

Logging in via gdm as a user yeilds a message saying that my session lasted less than 10 secs.

This happens both with selinux=0 and on a regular SELinux enabled boot

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. log on as user via gdm

Actual Results:  2. cry as you are rejected

Expected Results:  2. displaying of beautiful FC5 desktop, joy and possibly world domination

Additional info:

Comment 1 David Nielsen 2006-01-24 19:58:07 UTC
This turned out to be wrong permissions for /tmp, how this happened I don't
know.. any idea as to which update could have reset it to wrong permissions?

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-01-30 13:59:10 UTC
no idea. I assume this is fixed now ? If not, reopen.

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