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Old 03-02-2009, 09:03 AM   #1
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login as root to RHET 5 display blank screen


After booting the system i login to RHET 5 as root it displays blank screen.

I hope someone could tell me how to resolve this issue, please
 
Old 03-02-2009, 10:23 AM   #2
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You shouldn't be logging in as root. If there is work you need to do on the system log in as a normal user and either su to root or use the sudo command. It's just bad security to log in as root.

Do you get a blank screen when you log in as a normal user?
 
Old 03-03-2009, 10:23 AM   #3
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blank screen when i logged in as normal user

Initially when i logged as root or normal user it displays blank screen.

I logged in as root to failsafe session and deleted some alterartion i made to /etc/profile. After this i could log into the GDM session (GUI)
as root only but any attempt to log in as a normal user still displays blank screen.

I used CTRL + ALT + F1 to get to vitual terminal but the password and username were not accepted
 
Old 03-03-2009, 11:53 AM   #4
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