Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 601444
fast-user-switching locks up login screen
Last modified: 2011-06-27 13:45:31 EDT
Description of problem:
When switching back and forth between two users, the login screen becomes
locked-up (black screen, no response).
I need to be able to switch between users because multiple people use the same
This problem still seems to be in existence on Fedora 13. In fact, upgraded
from Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 in hopes that this was problem was corrected. The case I found on it for Fedora 12 (Bug 512944) doesn't seem to have addressed the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q --whatprovides fast-user-switch-applet
Steps to Reproduce:
2. Log in as user A.
3. Switch to user B (new login).
4. Switch to user A.
5. Switch to user B.
6. Switch to... (locks up)
Login screen is locked up (black screen, no response).
Possibility to login again as user A (or B, C, ...) again.
Hello. Is there any status on this issue? Is this bug being worked under a different bug assignment? Thanks.
This bug has been triaged
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