auto log in problems sine CentOS 5.3

Arthur H. Johnson II arthur.johnson at
Thu May 7 21:13:47 CEST 2009

On Sun, 3 May 2009, Todd and Margo Chester wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have gdm configured to auto log me into to
> XFce.  Since upgrading from CentOS 5.2 to 5.3, about
> one in five reboot (I power off at night), the
> auto log on fails and I get the gdm prompt with the
> various profiles on it.
> Does anyone know how to fix this?

I've seen this before with Ubuntu and Fedora a year or so ago (7.10). 
The best way to work around this is to set timed login, that way if 
autologin fails it will time down and log in anyway.  I set mine to 10 

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