[K12OSN] gnome login errors
bjohnson at independence.k12.ia.us
Fri Jan 6 21:35:06 UTC 2006
what is hosting your ldap services?? OS X? If so, make sure your
users have a default login shell chosen. By default, my users on my
os x server did not have a login shell chosen, and I rangled with
this exact issue for months before I figured this out.
On Jan 6, 2006, at 9:09 AM, John Halfpenny wrote:
> hi. i'm having a real problem with gnome on a default install of
> k12 4.4.1.
> i can only login to gnome with ldap users if i login as runlevel 3
> first and then startx manually, root works fine from runlevel 5
> after being told my login lasted for less than 10 seconds, the
> output of my error is this
> /etc/X11/gdm/PreSession/Default: Registering your session with wtmp
> and utmp
> /etc/X11/gdm/PreSession/Default: running: /usr/X11R6/bin/sessreg -a
> -w /var/log/wtmp -u /var/run/utmp -x "/var/gdm/:0.Xservers" -h "" -
> l ":0" "john"
> /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession: line 76: /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-
> launch --exit-with-session gnome-session: No such file or directory
> /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession: line 76: exec: /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/
> dbus-launch --exit-with-session gnome-session: No such file or
> i've been through umpteen searches on google and am totally stumped
> as to why i'm receiving this error. it seems to do it on my FC3
> install and K12LTSP.
> having been at it for the best part of two days i have tried all
> these things-
> checked permissions on /tmp
> checked permissions and availability on users home folder
> checked disk space on both nfs and local server
> uninstalled / reinstalled gnome-session
> uninstalled / reinstalled gdm
> i don't know which file it is referring to in the error, ssh-agent,
> dbus-launch and gnome-session are all in /usr/bin.
> if anyone out there has any idea at all why this is happening i
> would be extremely grateful- as i've mentioned my users can all log
> into run level 3, and they can all run gnome if the machine starts
> up in run level 3 before starting x!
> how odd!
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