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Bug 189528 - gdmsetup crash
gdmsetup crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2006-04-20 14:50 EDT by Ronald Kuetemeier
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-20 17:48:49 EDT
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Description Ronald Kuetemeier 2006-04-20 14:50:45 EDT
Description of problem:

Somehow during the gdm update to gdm-2.14.1-1.fc5.2 my /etc/gdm/custom.conf got
deleted. Running gdmsetup in that case causes a crash of gdmsetup when trying to
set security login settings.
Workaround copy /etc/gdm/custom.conf.rpmsave to /etc/gdm/custom.conf and
gdmsetup works again.
Comment 1 Lonni J Friedman 2006-05-01 15:03:27 EDT
Same problem here after upgrading from FC4
Comment 2 Lonni J Friedman 2006-05-01 15:06:04 EDT
Actually, after poking around, my problem seems to be worse.  I still have
/etc/gdm/custom.conf, yet for some reason, gdmsetup is bombing out complaining
"Could not access GDM configuration file."
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-20 17:48:49 EDT
the upgrade logic for gdm has been reworked a few times since this report.  I'm
going to close, but if you end up with any more problems feel free to reopen.

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