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Re: [K12OSN] RE: K12ltsp login



2009/1/16 Bob Mead <bmead lane k12 or us>:
> From: Rob Owens <rowens ptd net>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Re: K12ltsp login
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
>        <k12osn redhat com>
> Message-ID: <20090115000245 GJ18672 junker owens net>
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> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 03:20:06PM -0800, Bob Mead wrote:
>
>> > 2009/1/14 Bob Mead <bmead lane k12 or us>:
>> >
>>>>
>>>> > >> I'm working on a new k12ltsp 5EL installation. So far I have the
>>>> > >> server
>>>> > >> loaded, its mounting users' /home dirs from a remote machine via
>>>> > >> nfs,
>>>> > >>  authenticating via our remote ldap server (FINALLY!!!, thanks Dan
>>>> > >> and
>>>> > >> others) and now when I login as a user I get "User's $Home/.dmrc
>>>> > >> file is
>>>> > >> being ignored (etc)" I googled the answer to this error and found
>>>> > >> that I
>>>> > >> need to login as me and chmod the permissions to 644. I tried to do
>>>> > >> this
>>>>
>>>
>>> > >
>>
>> > Try adding this to the [security] stanza of /etc/gdm/custom.conf:
>> > > RelaxPermissions=1
>> > > Might also try this in /etc/gdm/custom.conf:
>> > > CheckDirOwner=false
>> > > Do you find any .dmrc files with this command?
>> > > updatedb && locate .dmrc
>> > > > Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
>> > Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
>> > 503-257-1562
>> > > Dan:
>> > I tried adding the Relax line and restarting gdm - did not fix the
>> > problem. > I added the CheckDir line and again restarted gdm  (using gdm
>> > stop and gdm > restart - both of which return "GDM already running.
>> > Aborting!" so its > probably not working. I ran the update & locate - it
>> > found a large number > of .dmrc files all except mine being in the user's
>> > /home directory. Mine is > located in /oldhome and it will not let me copy
>> > or move it, seemingly no > matter what I do to the permissions or ownership
>> > - either as myself or as > root. Any further thoughts on what I might try?

Are you doing:
gdm restart
or:
gdm-restart

The latter is correct. Cheers,

--
Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
503-257-1562


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