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Okay, I'm using Gentoo and just installed Gnome desktop into it.
Now after few successfull runs with it I can't get in the system. Last thing I made was to make the linux start straigt into gnome. Now it does that but doesn't approve any user logon or even root logon. It just states that login name or password is wrong. I tried to change root password by chrooting using CD but I still couldn't login. Any idea what's the problem?
Also for little extra question. Why does gnome have low color amount in it? I spesified in xorg.conf that it shall use only 24bit colors.... Should I change it in somewhere else also... like some gnome specific file?
Did you create a normal account? You said it doesn't work with any user account or even root, so I would assume you tried another but i wanted to check. Lots of times root is not allowed to login to X be default for security reasons.
Perhaps the driver being used in xorg.conf doesnt support 24 bit... not real sure on that one.
root-login into X might be blocked for security reasons. Go to a terminal (ctrl-alt-F1..6) and try to login as normal user and as root.
You definitely should be able to login as root. If you can't login as a normal user, this can be as you have tried a couple of times and the account is now locked.
Let root reset the user account.
Okay, problem solved. It seems that KDE has root login disabled by default so that explains that and my keyboard used wrong layout so the root password given in terminal was wrong. This has been solved now.