Unable to login with GDM

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Sat Nov 29 11:39:14 PST 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 15:53, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I have Gnome 2.4 installed on my machine along with KDE.  I have until
> know been using KDM for login, but would like to start using GDM.  I
> have a GDM user and group created.  However, when I attempt to invoke
> GDM from the CLI, I get several failed attempts with the following
> error:
> gdm_cleanup_children: Slave crashed, killing its children.
> The display server has been shut down about 6 times in the last 90
> seconds, it is likely that something bad is going on. I will wait for 2
> minutes before trying to login again on display :0.
> I have googled and found references to this error, but no resolution. 
> However, their were references to changes with Pam associated with
> this.  Would someone who has installed GDM successfully provide some
> guidance?

Have you read the Known Issues section at http://www.freebsd.org/gnome?


> Thanks.
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