Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 834483
upgrading to 3.5.2-3 causes "Select session" button to evaporate and forces Gnome session.
Last modified: 2015-02-17 09:18:21 EST
Description of problem:
Something ate the 'select session' button and forced a Gnome login session. This of course totally sucks if you have a userid that has a custom non-Gnome login session configured. Worked around it by dropping back to gdm-3.4.1-1
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Aha. Further info - apparently some bright bulb decided that a new daemon called 'accountsservice' was going to do that:
For reasons I haven't debugged yet, accounts-daemon didn't get started.
Unfortunately, gdm doesn't bother actually *telling* you that accounts-daemon didn't start up or isn't reachable. If people are going to add dependencies on other packages that will affect the user's ability to login correctly, it should *TELL THE USER* that said dependency isn't available.
Are you saying Session selection is available initially and then
disappears or that it never appears?
(It is a while since I ran gdm < 3.5.90)
Session selection disappears fairly consistently for me after
initial login with gdm-3.5.90 and gdm-3.5.91. Even "killall gdm-binary"
doesn't bring it back... but according to systemctl accounts-daemon is running.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.
(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)
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