peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sat May 19 10:12:45 UTC 2007
On Fri, 18 May 2007 10:27:30 -0400
Andrew Syrewicze <asyrewicze at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list. Rebooted my box today an upon logging into GDM at startup i
> get a weird error about the HOME$/.dmrc file.
> Says that the system is ignoring this file and that the permissions
> should be set to 644 and the user should own the file. I doubled checked
> this and it all checks out.
The permissions on ~/.dmrc are 600 , FWIW - working fine.
$ ls -l .dmrc
-rw------- 1 peter peter 24 2007-03-31 12:44 .dmrc
> Also checked the permissions for the user's
> home folder. Is this a known bug???
Have you checked permissions on the /home directory ? ( the parent, not
the user's directory ) ?
$ ls -ld /home
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 2007-04-08 01:47 /home
If it doesn't look like that ( 755) , try
sudo chmod 755 /home
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