GDM login problem
Mostafa Z. Afgani
mostafa.afgani at world.iu-bremen.de
Thu May 19 17:22:40 UTC 2005
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Mostafa Z. Afgani wrote:
> Dear all,
> All of a sudden, I started getting the "your session lasted less than
> 10seconds ......" error with GDM. This happens as soon as the username
> and passwords are entered. The "show details" lists only the following
> /etc/X11/gdm/PreSession/Default: Registering your session with wtmp and utmp
> /etc/X11/gdm/PreSession/Default: running: /usr/bin/X11/sessreg -a -w
> /var/log/wtmp -u /var/run/utmp -x "/var/gdm/:0.Xservers" -h "" -l ":0"
> There are no errors listed that I can track down and fix ..
> If I login to a Failsafe terminal instead and issue "gnome-session", I
> get a GNOME session running just fine... So somewhere between GDM and
> GNOME session, something must be wrong .. I just don't see what ..
> I hope someone can help me out ...
Additional comment: even with a newly created user account, the problem
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