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Bug 65285 - Changing KDM background has no effect
Changing KDM background has no effect
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinitrc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-05-21 10:19 EDT by Eaden McKee
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-14 05:54:42 EDT
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Description Eaden McKee 2002-05-21 10:19:11 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.0.0-10; Linux)

Description of problem:
I change the KDM background for the login screen. When I reboot, and X and kdm start, the background is there, but within a second it is overwritten with the redhat KDM background. 

So It loads the background, then loads the redhat background on top.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change KDM background in login manager
2.reboot / logout
3. watch as the background loads, then is overwritten with the red hat kdm background.

Expected Results:  Loads KDM background. 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-05-21 10:25:08 EDT
This is because /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 invokes xsri to draw a new background 
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2002-05-22 06:23:56 EDT
Would it be correct for KDM load the Red Hat background by default, and not run
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2002-08-08 05:46:08 EDT
I have polled internal development for suggestions on how to best handle
this.  I think removing the xsri call completely might be best.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-15 04:51:41 EST
Defering bug.
Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2004-07-07 17:24:00 EDT
Is this issue still relevant in Fedora Core 2?

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