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



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.

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.

Does setroubleshoot highlight anything out of the ordinary?

-- Rex


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