NetBSD Problem Report #30597

From  Sat Jun 25 11:05:34 2005
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Subject: gdm-2.2.0nb7 cannot login, xserver resets and dumps back at login
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>Number:         30597
>Category:       xsrc
>Synopsis:       gdm-2.2.0nb7 cannot login, xserver resets and dumps back at login
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    xsrc-manager
>State:          closed
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jun 25 11:06:00 +0000 2005
>Closed-Date:    Sat Jun 25 11:10:12 +0000 2005
>Last-Modified:  Sat Jun 25 11:10:12 +0000 2005
>Originator:     Rudi
>Release:        2.0.2 i386
NetBSD steinlaus 2.99.15 NetBSD 2.99.15 (STEINLAUS) #1: Mon Mar  7 19:47:28 CET 2005  root@steinlaus:/mnt/netbsd-current/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/STEINLAUS i386

Installed gdm-2.2.0nb7 as graphical login. xdm is already working. But I prefer the first one to enable non-root users to shutdown the machine correctly.

After installation I copied  <everything>.default  to <everything> in

but actually login in with an xsession fails. After giving the correct password for a user that previously worked flawlessly with xdm the xserver just restarts and gives the login-screnn again.

gdm tries to execute Xsession (if you chose Xsession which is the only one I have installed)

---- /usr/pkg/etc/gdm/Sessions/Xsession 
#! /bin/sh
exec /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession $@

but /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession is only
readable (-r--r--r--) from the default installation.

chmod ugo+x /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession

fixed the problem.



State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-When: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 11:10:12 +0000
This is duplicate of PR xsrc/30489 which has been fixed in the meantime.


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