Re: gnome fail-safe message


On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 15:33 -0400, Roger A. Katz wrote:
> I've been doing new installs of RedHat Enterprise Linux WS4U5 to a number
> of systems.
> When they finish my /etc/issue shows this.
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant Update 5)
> When I log in as root(or any user for that matter) to the gnome gui, I
> get a little pop up box that says:
> "Cannot find or run the base session script, will try the gnome failsafe
> session for you."

	$ up2date -uf gnome-session gdm

> I hit the ok button and another pop up box displays.
> "This is the fail-safe gnome session. You will be logged in to the
> 'Default' of gnome with no startup scripts".

any messages in $HOME/.xsession-errors ?

> Then the normal log in screens appear and eventually I get what I think
> is the normal look and feel for what I expect as root.  If I try to make
> changes to this and try to "save the current session" when I log out,
> the save does not take, and I get the above two messages again when I
> next log in.
> When a regular user logs in they also get the above two pop-ups, and
> then  they do not get a default look and feel, but they get their
> personalized gnome look and feel that they see when they log one of our
> WS3 systems.
> What configuration setting am I missing that sets/enables/disables the
> gnome base startup scripts?
> Thanks
> Roger
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