Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 219269
Unknown Group "netdev" in message bus configuration
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:51 EST
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Description of problem:
after, dbus yum upgrade, on version 1.0.1-2.fc6
there is a warning that is loged on the screen that say:
Unknopwn group "netdev" in message bus configuration.
after that GDM appears but you can't login to KDE or GNOME (it hangs in the middle and that it complains about DCOP,etc..).
adding the group using
clears the issue and you can login again.
the problem must be fixed soon. many people (un-technical) after doing yum update, won't be able to login to their desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. do yum update to dbus
2. reboot, or restart the messagebus (/etc/init.d/messagebus restart)
3. restart X
4. you can't login at the GDM
KDE or GNOME hnags in the middle.
dbus-daemon --system, seem to appear in ps, but it doesn't work.
the workaround appeared at:
<policy group="netdev"> is in /etc/dbus-1/system.d/avahi-dbus.conf. This is a
debianism. Avahi changed its security profile upstream. I think we need a
policy from now on dealing with auditing anything that goes into
/etc/dbus-1/system.d/. Please grab the old service file and rebuild this for
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 219218 ***