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Re: XDM problems



On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 06:12:23AM +0200, Chas Simpson wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Clueless here again :-S This might be off the mailing list topics but not
> sure what's the cause of the error. From XDM, some users can't login.  It
> accepts their user name and passwords, the screen goes blank and then XDM
> reappears as if nothing had happened. There's no error message in the
> user's .xsession-errors. Its seems likely to be connected to KDE as the
> kde users are those that have the problems. However we have tried
> selecting gnome as their default login and the same thing happens.
> Everyone can rlogin from other clients.
> 
> Any suggestions? I've followed the XDMCP HowTo (selecting KDM as the
> default manager) but that had no effect.
> 
> Thanks for the help.
> 
> Chas
I would try to have the user to ssh to the machine from a different
client and see if any errors occur in the login process. In my
experience it is these errors that prevent xdm login.
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