gdm doesn't allow username input

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Wed Jan 7 13:24:36 PST 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 16:08, Mark Zytkovicz wrote:
> This is a strange one.
> I've just finished a massive port upgrade on 5.0-release.
> I logged out of gnome (probably shouldn't have even
> been there, but whatever) and it noted that the versions
> of gdm were different, restart gdm or reboot.  I figure
> it was as good a time as any to reboot.
> Well, gdm comes up and asks for the password - no username.
> Nothing I type gets me anywhere.  I can go through the
> menus and enter the root password to configure the login
> manager, but I never get asked to enter the username, just
> the password.
> I've checked google, bsdforums and current, and haven't
> seen any mention of it.  I have gdm2 as of Jan5, and can't
> get into a server right now to cvsup.
> Any thoughts?

Upgrade to at least 5.1-RELEASE (5.2-RC preferred).  GNOME is no longer
supported on 5.0-RELEASE.


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