gdm error on first login ( second login OK )

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by interele, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. interele

    interele New Member

    I am getting the message
    User's $HOME/.dmrc is being ignored etc etc...
    The users home directories are automounted via nfs
    the user info and authentication is via ldap

    If I manually alter .dmrc in the users home directory on the
    server the client will use the second time they log in
    but not the first ( since a reboot ) it but I can't change
    it from the client

    So if I put Session=kde in .dmrc on the server for user1
    then reboot the client machine and log in as user1 I will
    get that message and a Gnome desktop . If I log out and
    log back in again I don't get the message and I get KDE



    mal
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator

  3. interele

    interele New Member

    gdm error etc etc

    One of those links was very enlightening

    Maybe you know - Is gdm still 'root' at the point it reads .dmrc
    before the desktop starts - If so the nfs share would have to
    be set as treat remote root as local otherwise it doesn't have
    any rights on the server end

    ??

    best wishes

    mal
     
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    I don't think so, but I'm not sure.
     

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