Re: Gnome option disappears

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-Mark Gordon

On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 05:09:27PM -0500, Ben FrantzDale wrote:
> On 12 Feb 2001 22:46:12 -0700, root wrote:
> > I have installed gnome 3 times now on Linux Mandrake 7.2.
> > It works wonderfully, until I shutoff my machine and then restart it.
> > It seems I get a new hostname assigned from my DSL service and
> > for some reason, I don't have GNOME as a login session option when the
> > hostname changes. Only KDE, etc.
> > 
> > Has anyone else seen this behavior?  Does anyone know what Ic an do to
> > fix it?
> > 
> > I love and miss my GNOME desktop!
> I've had an odd problem like this with Mandrake 7.2...
> It turned out that /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/Gnome was not executable. I
> chmod a+x ed it, but upon reboot it was non executable agian. 
> It turned out that /etc/rc.d/init.d/mandrake_everytime was running
> /usr/sbin/fndSession which didn't like the Ximian install for some
> reason... I commented out that line in mandrake_everytime, ran chmod a+x
> Gnome again and havn't seen the problem since.
> I suppose this is bug that should be fixed. I'm sory I didn't report it
> earlier (The exact same thing happened to my girlfriend's computer when
> she installed Ximian so it is reproducable :-)
> --Ben
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