Bug 89177 - unable to switch to kdm
Summary: unable to switch to kdm
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 9
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
medium
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-04-19 09:42 UTC by Peer Hebing
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-04-21 15:55:28 UTC


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Description Peer Hebing 2003-04-19 09:42:36 UTC
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Description of problem:
This seems to be wrong 
if [ -f /etc/sysconfig/desktop ]; then
        . /etc/sysconfig/desktop
        if [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = GNOME ]; then
                preferred=gdm
        elif [ "DISPLAYMANAGER" = KDE ]; then
                preferred=kdm
        elif [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = XDM ]; then
                preferred=xdm
        fi




Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
initscripts-7.14-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select KDE as prefered Desktop
2. Boot to runlevel 5

    

Actual Results:  gdm is coming up instead of kdm even if the prefered Desktop in 
/etc/sysconfig/desktop is KDE

Expected Results:  It should start kdm 

Additional info:
upgraded from RH 8.0 i have DESKTOP="KDE" in /etc/sysconfig/desktop.
I think it has to be $DESKTOP instead of $DISPLAYMANAGER in this case

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-04-21 15:55:28 UTC
No, this was intentional.


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