On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 16:42, Mark Zytkovicz wrote: > > On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 16:08, Mark Zytkovicz wrote: > > > This is a strange one. > > > > > > I've just finished a massive port upgrade on 5.0-release. > > > I logged out of gnome (probably shouldn't have even > > > been there, but whatever) and it noted that the versions > > > of gdm were different, restart gdm or reboot. I figure > > > it was as good a time as any to reboot. > > > > > > Well, gdm comes up and asks for the password - no username. > > > Nothing I type gets me anywhere. I can go through the > > > menus and enter the root password to configure the login > > > manager, but I never get asked to enter the username, just > > > the password. > > > > > > I've checked google, bsdforums and current, and haven't > > > seen any mention of it. I have gdm2 as of Jan5, and can't > > > get into a server right now to cvsup. > > > > > > Any thoughts? > > > > Upgrade to at least 5.1-RELEASE (5.2-RC preferred). GNOME is > > no longer > > supported on 5.0-RELEASE. > > > > Joe > > > > Thanks Joe. That was the plan - actually, to go up to current, > but I was trying to tidy up ports first. > > Where would I find this info, and how can I make sure I find > out when it happens again? Or is it just general knowledge > and I've missed it?
http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/ is more or less the bible when it comes to GNOME on FreeBSD. Of course, watching the mailing list and/or the IRC channel doesn't hurt, either. Joe > > Thanks, > > -MarkZ -- PGP Key : http://www.marcuscom.com/pgp.asc
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