Login failure after restart. Every time.

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 27 16:36:11 UTC 2012


On 27 March 2012 14:35, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:56 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 27 March 2012 06:25, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Happy I'm not, but I'm satisfied the filesystem is clean.  I still
>>> have the original problem.  I've filed a bug, but from the looks of it
>>> it's just one of a great many bugs involving X crashes, freezes or
>>> misbehavior, so I don't expect fast action.  I would be *happy* to be
>>> wrong about that last bit.
>>
>> Have you tried logging in as a different user to see whether it is a
>> system problem or something to do with your user setup?
>
> I have not, because there is no other user.  Well, there *is* root, I
> suppose.  The machine is busy right now; I may try later.

It is worth making a test user for just this sort of situation.

>
> It has also occurred to me to mark the beginning and end of the first
> two login attempts in the various logs, to see what's different.

Good idea.

Colin Law BSc (Hons)

> Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
>




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