no more desktop after 20060720 updates

Jim Cornette fct-cornette at
Sun Jul 23 23:20:33 UTC 2006

Tom London wrote:
> On 7/23/06, Jim Cornette <fct-cornette at> wrote:
>> It sounds like you have the same limitation due to selinux that I have.
>> I added enforcing=0 in grub.conf since the problem is so long without 
>> a fix.
>> The problem I believe is related to one of the mesa libraries.
>> Basically, what you are seeing is a system without a windows manager.
>> (compare to program manager in windows)
>> Therefore, all you have is the last application pegged on your desktop
>> in the upper left corner.
>> You could try running 'setenforce 0' in a root terminal and then logout
>> of kde and starting gnome instead. Gnome should start if your problem is
>> related to selinux.
>> Jim
> BTW, rawhide  has fixed SELinux issue for a while (at least for me).....
> tom

Have you downgraded any packages or ran any SELinux incantations? It is 
still busted when I tested it after your comment that it was fixed in 

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