On 06/11/2015 05:27 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > Kay Schenk wrote: >> On 06/11/2015 08:28 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: >>> Kay Schenk wrote: >>>> On 06/10/2015 10:06 PM, Gordon Messmer wrote: >>>>> On 06/10/2015 05:25 PM, Kay Schenk wrote: >>>>>> I get /home/<username> not found when it's there and >>>>>> setup with correct permissions -- well here I am using it >>>>>> in run level 5 just fine! >>> <SNIP> >>>>> The file "startx.trace" will have a list of all of the >>>>> commands run, and all of their output (including errors). >>>>> >>>>> /var/log/X* might be interesting as well. >>>> OK, this last bit sounds promising although this works as expected for >>>> root -- starts up gnome flawlessly. My previous setup imported settings >>>> to use a display manager, etc. So, I need to check on this. >>>> >>>> Right now, one of my main concerns is that my old /home >>>> partition/direction is supposedly associated WITH current users I setup >>>> and yet...NOT! The system does not recognize this association even >>>> though it asked me about setting it up when I created my first real >>>> user >>>> on installation. I had to go in and reset uids but that's no biggie and >>>> this process has worked fine before. I can't help but think this is >>>> related to the startx issue. >>> I missed parts of this thread: are any of them mounted NFS? From root, >>> su >>> - user, and then do ls -laF, and check the ownership and group, >>> *including* of ./ (the current directory). >>> >>> I mention NFS because of issues we've been having here, but we're >>> connected to AD, and I need to fix /etc/idmapd.conf to have our domain. >> Thanks for everyone's help. It seems the not locating /home for users >> was related to startx problem. >> >> The /home partition in question had been an old one, ext3, and requested >> not to format. All that was well. Partition mounted, etc. Unfortunately, >> I had inadvertently installed selinux (OK, I saw that but didn't' >> understand the consequences) and this was what was causing my odd >> non-root user login behavior (couldn't locate /home) AND the startx >> problems from init 3 level. After talking to an RH admin colleague, all >> fine now. On to more fun items as I get up to speed on CentOS! :) >> > Check to see if the setroubleshoot package is installed. If not, do it. > It'll generate log entries with sealerts, which will help you figure out > how to shut up selinux.... Run it in permissive mode, in the meantime. > > mark "one of my permanent goals: shutting up selinux" > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos You probably want to execute # semanage fcontext -a -e /home /PATHTOYOURHOME # restorecon -R -v /PATHTOYOURHOME This tells SELinux to label content under /PATHTOYOURHOME as if it was under /home, and should fix most of your problems.