Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2520
uninstall of gdm leaves /etc/X11/prefdm
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:09:26 EDT
This bug should have component=gdm, but no such component is
available at the time I enter this bug.
On an Intel system running RHL 6.0 (upgraded from 5.2
despite the problems with a hard disk install), I had both
xdm and gdm installed. I chose to remove gdm with "rpm -e
gdm". After that the file /etc/X11/prefdm still pointed to,
the now missing, gdm rather than to xdm. The result is no
Ooops. It should go away on reboot; we'll start looking at in
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
will be fixed in initscripts in the next rawhide release.