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Old 07-26-2006, 12:47 PM   #1
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Xsession: Login for rmccain is disabled


I installed SLED 10, however when trying to login to X, I get:

"Xsession: login for rmccain is disabled".

I configured SLED 10 to use eDir for authentication. I know that works fine because if i login as the person
i entered as the admin for the LUM piece of it during the install,
that person can login to X fine. I then su to any user, then su to
another user which prompts me for a PW and that works fine.

Any ideas?
Old 07-28-2006, 12:28 AM   #2
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As root, you might want to see how the users on your system are set up. The software that you installed might need root to explicitly enable it for a regular user before that user can use it.
Old 09-01-2006, 02:24 PM   #3
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Xsesssion: Login for user XXX is disabled

i was encountering this error with a fresh Suse 10.1 install, when starting up a Gnome session with a NIS user account - turns out the problem was that the NIS shell was not in the local /etc/shells. i think this is a fairly generic error that can be caused by any number of situations, including perms and ownerships.


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