auto log in problems sine CentOS 5.3

Arthur H. Johnson II arthur.johnson at
Thu May 7 22:19:21 CEST 2009

On Thu, 7 May 2009, Todd and Margo Chester wrote:

> Arthur H. Johnson II wrote:
>> 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 seconds.
> Thank you!

Your welcome!  If you can't fix it, work around ;)

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