Bug 253568 - alsa and computer control issue
Summary: alsa and computer control issue
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: slim   
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Version: 7
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Anders F Björklund
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-20 16:48 UTC by Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek
Modified: 2008-05-19 15:40 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.3.0-1.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-05-19 15:40:49 UTC
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Description Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek 2007-08-20 16:48:18 UTC
Description of problem:

when slim is my display manager, i can't shutdown or reboot computer from gnome
menu (only using slim, what isn't what i need), but logout.

also, alsa doesn't work. i can't use alsamixer etc.

when gdm is my display manager, everything is working.

is there hal/dbus support missing?

i'd like to use slim, because it is very nice display manager.

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

1.2.6-5 (.fc7)

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. create /etc/sysconfig/desktop with "DESKTOPMANAGER=slim"

2. edit /etc/inittab by commenting x:5:respawn:/etc/X11/prefdm -nodaemon
and adding x:5:respawn:/usr/bin/slim

3. reboot your computer or do init 3 and init 5
Actual results:

when i log in into gnome, i can't use shutdown/reboot option, but logout.
sound doesn't work.

Expected results:

i can shutdown/reboot computer using gnome menu.
sound works.

Additional info:

maybe it's an missing support for eg. hal, dbus...

i've filled bug in their bugzilla:

Comment 1 Anders F Björklund 2007-09-24 18:45:06 UTC
If this is indeed a PAM issue, then it will require slim version 1.3.0 or later.

1.3.0 will be in FC8, until then I guess you need to use the Slim methods or GDM.

Comment 2 Anders F Björklund 2007-09-24 20:02:15 UTC
backported PAM support from slim version 1.3.0, please test:

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