GDM Greeter Hangs, 92% CPU. Cannot bring up FedoraInfinity Login screen.
Daniel B. Thurman
dant at cdkkt.com
Sun Dec 16 03:25:47 UTC 2007
At some point, I was able to use the GDM login screen with
fedorainfinity-gdm-theme and doing my normal things with
fedora for at least two weeks after an install and somewhere
along the way after a reboot, GDM failed to bring up the
login screen. Crl-Alt-F1, and logging in a term session,
running Top - revealed that the gdmgreeter was running
a full solid 95%
I proceeded to use add Enable=True under the [Debug] section
in /etc/gdm/custom.conf and noticed on a gdm-restart - the debug
information was spewed in /var/log/messages file. LOTS of debug
data there. It appears that the debug stops spewing at the greeter
message handshake - but still running 85% CPU load.
Double Darn. Ok, fine.
The next step was to cd /usr/share/gdm, and look at the default.conf
file. At line 520:
I commented out 'FedoraInfinity' theme and selected
the 'happygnome' theme, did a gdm-restart and
LO' AND BEHOLD!!
The login screen came up!!!
So, before jumping the gun with self-pride.... WHAT THE F*** is
Something in FedoraInfinity Theme is causing the gdmgreeter to
Is this a bug or what?
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Version: 7.5.503 / Virus Database: 269.17.2/1184 - Release Date: 12/14/2007 11:29 AM
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