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Old 09-27-2011, 06:04 AM   #1
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GDM login in problem


GDM could not write your authorization file. This mean that you are out of disk Space or that your home directory could not be opened for writing .In this case, it is not possible to log In .
Please contact your system administrator.
 
Old 09-27-2011, 07:21 AM   #2
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Check the disk usage of /home
if full means u could not able to login through GDM

check the GDM config
 
Old 09-27-2011, 08:36 AM   #3
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how can i check the disk usage of /home
if it's full when i can't log in?
and where can i go to check the GDM config
 
Old 09-28-2011, 01:49 AM   #4
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Try logging in single user mode or text mode.
Which distro are you using ?
 
Old 09-28-2011, 02:07 AM   #5
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aim using red hat enterprise 4.5
 
Old 09-28-2011, 03:58 AM   #6
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single user-mode maybe the same as rescue mode.
I hope that helps.
How much space are you working with?

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Old 09-28-2011, 04:40 AM   #7
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how can i check the disk usage of /home
if it's full when i can't log in?
and where can i go to check the GDM config
Check the disk usage of /home and /tmp

Code:
$ df -h
 
Old 09-28-2011, 06:57 AM   #8
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You could make a live cd or bootable usb stick, boot off that, mount your /home from your main disk. Then you could delete some large files off there, maybe some junk you downloaded. You can use the "df" command to check how full your disks are.

After that, "sync" and unmount (maybe with umount) the /home disk. Reboot, and you should be okay.
 
  


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