[lug] Xsession: Logon for <user> disabled!
chip at rmpg.org
Thu Jun 29 05:12:23 MDT 2000
Try renaming the .xinitrc file to something like xinitrc (so you don't
lose it) for that user and see what happens.
On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Samartha wrote:
> I am stuck upgrading disk- and consequently Linux.
> Scenario: SuSE 6.1 (Kernel 2.2.5), SCSI disk close to overflow, so I get a
> bigger one.
> The new disk (same brand, interface, just bigger) does not talk well to the
> Linux and hangs in a timeout loop - trying harder... timeout, trying
> harder.... timeout.
> Ok, so I install SuSE 6.4 (Kernel 2.2.14) and it likes the new harddisk -
> Now I tar over the user account data from the old disk, add users with the
> same group- and
> user id, cross my fingers .... and get a "Xsession: Logon for <user>
> disabled" X dialog box.
> Even if I delete the user and re-add it again, it gives me this message!
> When I turn off X ( init 2), log in through text login, do startx, it works.
> So, either is it a permission problem of some kind for a X init script or
> somewhere other than passwd, group and shadow the username is stored and
> used by the X login sequence for authentication - but I don't know.
> Shedding light on this is very appreciated - thanks
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