On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 11:18:20PM +0200, Kees Jan Koster wrote:

> Dear All,
> I use the Gnome GDM2 greeter in graphical mode, but recent versions of
> it dump core (signal 6). This happens on both machines that I use it
> on.  One is a desktop and the other is a laptop, so I dounbt it is a
> hardware issue.
> My OS is FreeBSD-stable, cvsupped as of this week. I use portupgrade
> to keep my ports up to date.
> To reproduce:
>  * install recent (this week) version of FreeBSD's gdm2 port.
>  * start it using the shell script in /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d
>  * choose the configure option
>  * enter root password
>  * pick graphical mode
>  * *churn, churn* *POW* signal 6
> warning: GDM greeter will not restart at all after following the above
> procedure. I removed the port and reinstalled it to fix the problem.
> Plain mode (default) works fine, so that is what I use now.
> Anyone else see this problem? How do I fix this?

Yes, I see this same behavior.  It started after a recent update but
I was not paying close enough attention to know which one.  I just
switched to the standard greeter (gdmlogin) as I have had too many other
things to worry about as of late.

Glenn Johnson
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