billk at iinet
Jul 5, 2012, 6:33 AM
Post #9 of 9
On Thu, 2012-07-05 at 09:21 -0400, Allan Gottlieb wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05 2012, Philipp Riegger wrote:
> > On 05.07.2012 14:43, William Kenworthy wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2012-07-05 at 14:24 +0200, Philipp Riegger wrote:
> >>> On 05.07.2012 14:00, William Kenworthy wrote:
> >>>> Any hints where to look next as the gdm logs arent very informative.
> >>> Hmm, do you have a user polkitd with invalid home directory in /etc/passwd?
> >>> Philipp
> >> Not polkitd but a polkituser - what should I have?
> >> polkituser:x:118:1021:added by portage for polkit:/dev/null:/sbin/nologin
> > I run ~amd64, there was a bug that the polkitd user was created with
> > invalid home and then politd or some other server could not be
> > run. Re-emerging the package some time later showed a message how to
> > fix it. No idea about polkituser though, can't find anything about
> > that.
> Check out https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=420269
> I am currently running 0.106-r7, which has backed out most of the
> problems. There was trouble with users polkitd and adm. Now with -r7 I
> was able to remove my workarounds and have
> polkitd:x:110:998:added by portage for polkit:/var/lib/polkit-1:/sbin/nologin
> in /etc/passwd.
ahh, I have polkit-104-r1 ... looks like an upgrade is in order.
Job for tomorrow morning.
Thanks Alan and Alex.