Bug 812947 - Occasional grey login prompt and no user list - some kind of race condition?
Occasional grey login prompt and no user list - some kind of race condition?
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-16 12:16 EDT by Mads Kiilerich
Modified: 2013-08-01 06:08 EDT (History)
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Description Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-16 12:16:14 EDT
On all the 3 f17 machines I am using I see this behaviour, so I assume it is quite easy to reproduce:

Usually after booting the machine the gdm login prompt is shown in grey with sharp corners. Sometimes it is empty.

But apparently consistently: If I press ctrl-alt-backspace to restart X and gdm, then I get the fancy black login prompt with rounded corners, always populated with users.

I would expect the black style to be used every time.

All the systems do support KMS and gnome-shell.

gdm- or
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2012-04-19 23:19:29 EDT
I've never seen the described behaviour. Anything particular about your machines ? E.g. lots of users in the user list ? Slow network involved ?
Comment 2 Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-23 14:06:31 EDT
No, nothing special. Only a few users, no special network based auth or anything else that requires network access. All the machines have been yum upgraded through a number of releases.
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