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smithxi
20th November 2006, 01:28 AM
I have a login message.

User's $HOME/.dmrc file is being ignored. This prevents the default session and language from being saved...

anyone know how i can fix this?

galatei
20th November 2006, 01:38 AM
Have you actually tried loggin in as root and changing ownership of your user's home directory?

eg. if you username was 'smithxi', do:

cd /home
chown -Rf smithxi:smithxi smithxi

hope that helps
regards

leigh123linux
20th November 2006, 02:28 AM
does the number 644 appear in the message also have you lost root terminal login , if so do a

su -
chmod 755 /

afterwards you will have to change home file permissions back to you

Iron_Mike
20th November 2006, 02:46 AM
You could also boot to runlevel 1 and run

umount /
umount /boot
fsck -f -p

to see if there is a problem with the / and /boot file system. If not see about, you could also back up the users home, then delete the user and re-add

smithxi
20th November 2006, 06:01 AM
Have you actually tried loggin in as root and changing ownership of your user's home directory?

eg. if you username was 'smithxi', do:

cd /home
chown -Rf smithxi:smithxi smithxi

hope that helps
regards
I have done what leigh123 said, but galatei, how would i do your method if i am logging in as root when this happens?

and yes it is a 644.

leigh123linux
20th November 2006, 10:43 AM
chmod 755 / should have reset the / file system permissions

smithxi
20th November 2006, 02:21 PM
i did that, but i'm still getting the error. should i try it again. actually come to think of it i think i did change it to try and fix something for crossover.