Bug 589934 - gdm doesn't allow root login
gdm doesn't allow root login
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 512226
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: jmccann
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Reported: 2010-05-07 06:41 EDT by Stefan Assmann
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:25 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-07 13:44:38 EDT
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Description Stefan Assmann 2010-05-07 06:41:52 EDT
Description of problem:
After the installation the root user cannot login because gdm doesn't seem to allow root login. However I didn't see any option to create a user account in anaconda. Besides root login is allowed in kdm.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install
2. try to login as root in gdm
Actual results:
cannot login as root with gdm

Expected results:
allow root login with gdm
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-07 08:58:42 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-07 13:44:38 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 512226 ***

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