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Re: Problems with kdm in F10 (solved - SELinux issues)

Em Dom 30 Nov 2008, Rex Dieter escreveu:
> Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > Em Dom 30 Nov 2008, Marcelo Magno T. Sales escreveu:
> >> People,
> >>
> >> I've just installed F10 and have fully updated the system.
> >> When I replace gdm with kdm, I can only log in to KDE using the
> >> root account. When I try to log in using a regular user account, I
> >> get the following error message:
> >> "Cannot enter home directory. Using /."
> >> When I click ok, I get this other one:
> >> "Could not start kstartupconfig4. Check your installation."
> >>
> >> If I revert to gdm, everything is fine again. What may be causing
> >> this problem?
> >>
> >> Also, user photos are not shown in kdm. The default image is
> >> displayed for every user, despite they all have their photos
> >> configured since before F10 was installed. I did a fresh install
> >> of F10 (didn't upgrade from F9), but the /home file system was not
> >> modified. The user photos still appear in Kickoff. KDM was
> >> configured with System Configuration to show preferentially the
> >> user photos and use the default image only if users have not
> >> provided their own photos. Why aren't the user photos displayed in
> >> kdm?
> >
> > Both problems were solved when SELinux was disabled. Now I'm
> > counting 5 weird problems solved by disabling SELinux.
> That's not really a solution, just a workaround.

Indeed, but that's the only way I could find to make it work.

> Odd, I can't reproduce either problem with SELinux enabled.  I'd
> venture it's either a geniuine selinux issue (mislabelling) or a
> local configuration, or some combination of the 2.

It's possible, I've been using this home directories since FC3. Maybe 
there's some old garbage in the users dirs that is causing the problem.

> Does setroubleshoot highlight anything out of the ordinary?

I didn't get any warning. But would it function at the kdm login screen? 
Don't I have to be already logged in to get setroubleshoot warnings?


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