Logon problem in CentOS 4.4
- From: Mark Ness <mark noneinc us>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Logon problem in CentOS 4.4
- Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 17:40:37 -0700
Sorry I forgot to add Gnome to the recips
Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
I have just restructured my system (repartitioned the main disk to
separate /home from /) and I am now getting this error when I try to
log in as a non-root user:
Your session only hasted less than 10 seconds. If you have not logged
out yourself, this could mean that there is some installation problem
or you may be out of disk space. Try logging in with one of the
failsafe sessoions to see if you can fix this problem.
I can log in via ssh or as root, but I don't know what to fix. Since
I can log in via ssh, I am assuming that I have enough disk space
(there's plenty everywhere), so I'm thinking a config problem, but
This has happened to me more than once (Fedora Core) but I can't remember
the cause for sure. It may have been a UID problem or it may have b een a
permissions problem on ~/.dmrc. .dmrc should be -rw------- I tend to forget
numbers when I don't use them for a while.
Would that be chmod 600 /home/username/.dmrc?
Just a guess. Like I said, it's happened to me but it's been a while and
recall for sure.
Also could be permissions on /tmp. It is owned by root butt should also be
writable by you for desktop. This could give you then disk space problem
(or if) you are unable to write to it. I also forget this one but it
either needs SUID
or "sticky" bit? Should be drwxrwxrwt
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