Bug 390241 - console-kit-daemon dead but pid file exists
console-kit-daemon dead but pid file exists
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ConsoleKit (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-19 07:22 EST by Marc Hodgson
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 22:52:44 EDT
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Description Marc Hodgson 2007-11-19 07:22:56 EST
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible: every login

Steps to Reproduce:
1. turn on computer and log in.
Actual results:
Error message: console-kit-daemon dead but pid file exists

Expected results:
ConsoleKit started.

Additional info: This is reported in the Server Configuration (services). Have
searched google and come up with nothing.  Updated to kernel-devel.x86_64

Started and stopped the service. No positive results.
Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2007-11-19 11:02:59 EST
Are you running SELinux in enforcing mode? If so, please try with permissive
mode and see if you can reproduce. Thanks.
Comment 2 Marc Hodgson 2007-11-19 12:09:09 EST
Thanks for the reply. SELinux is disabled. Not sure if this is related, but am
getting a error upon login. I don't have it verbatim right now, but it says
something like: Marc.dmrcs being ignored. Permissions should be set to 644. No
other users are allowed to write to this file (or directory).

Not sre if this has anything to do with it. I logged in as root and changed
ownership to Marc. Logged out and logged in as Marc. Then chmod to 644. No
positive results.

If this is not related, please discard and I'll address it separately.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 11:04:51 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 22:52:42 EDT
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