Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 711999
GDM permissions after fc14->fc15 upgrade via preupgrade
Last modified: 2012-08-07 14:26:17 EDT
Description of problem:
GDM is unable to start on boot in runlevel 5 (or whatever you call it in systemd). FC15 boots, and after the nvidia logo disappears it sits with a black screen and a busy cursor indefinately. Switching to a TTY doesn't present a login prompt either.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC15 fully updated.
Boot machine. Wait.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot machine
2. NVidia driver displays logo
3. Black screen with turning round wait cursor. The cursor is responsive to mouse movement.
GDM login box appears.
It is possible to start GDM after logging into a console as root, and starting it from the command-line with 'gdm'. Everything seems to function normally in this case.
When setting XDM as the display manager, it is possible to log in, but the brightness function buttons don't work. Some error messages are logged about permissions. Suspend is not an option in the user menu. The volume and mute buttons on the other hand do work.
This is on a Lenovo T61p.
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