r8884 - in trunk/BOOK: gnome/add introduction/welcome

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Wed Jun 8 05:16:55 PDT 2011


Author: wblaszcz
Date: 2011-06-08 06:16:49 -0600 (Wed, 08 Jun 2011)
New Revision: 8884

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/gnome/add/gdm.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
ticket 2988

Modified: trunk/BOOK/gnome/add/gdm.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/gnome/add/gdm.xml	2011-06-08 11:46:50 UTC (rev 8883)
+++ trunk/BOOK/gnome/add/gdm.xml	2011-06-08 12:16:49 UTC (rev 8884)
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
     <application>GNOME</application>'s Display Manager daemon. This is
     useful for allowing configurable graphical logins.</para>
 
-    &lfs65_checked;
+    &lfs67_checked;
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
     <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
@@ -161,31 +161,25 @@
     <sect3 id="gdm-config">
       <title>Config Files</title>
 
-      <para><filename>&gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</filename>,
-      <filename>$GNOME_PREFIX/share/gdm/defaults.conf</filename></para>
+      <para><filename>&gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</filename></para>
 
       <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
         <primary sortas="e-etc-gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;gdm-custom.conf">
         &gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</primary>
       </indexterm>
-      <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
-        <primary sortas="e-$GNOME_PREFIX-share-gdm-defaults.conf">
-        $GNOME_PREFIX/share/gdm/defaults.conf</primary>
-      </indexterm>
 
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3>
       <title>Configuration Information</title>
 
-      <para>Starting with the 2.14.x version of GNOME, the default
-      configuration parameters are stored in a static file
-      (<filename><envar>$GNOME_PREFIX</envar>/share/gdm/defaults.conf</filename>).
-      This file is not intended to be edited. If modification of the
-      configuration is necessary, you should add parameters to the
-      <filename>&gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file. The settings
-      in this file will override the settings in the static file. The same
-      parameters in the static file are used in the configuration file.</para>
+      <para>The GDM daemon is configured using the
+      <filename>&gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file.
+      Default values are stored in GConf in the
+      <filename>gdm.schemas</filename> file. It is recommended that end-users
+      modify the <filename>&gnome-etc-dir;/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file
+      because the schemas file may be overwritten when the user updates their
+      system to have a newer version of GDM.</para>
 
       <para>The <application>GDM</application> <application>PAM</application>
       configuration files contain modules not present in a BLFS installation.
@@ -252,6 +246,13 @@
         selection menu.</para>
       </note>
 
+      <important>
+        <para>If the system-wide <application>D-BUS</application> daemon was
+        running during the installation of <application>gdm</application>,
+        ensure you stop and restart the <application>D-BUS</application>
+        daemon before attempting to start <command>gdm</command>.</para>
+      </important>
+
       <para><command>gdm</command> can be tested by executing it as the
       <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user. Use the
       <command>gdm-stop</command> command if you wish to stop the display

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2011-06-08 11:46:50 UTC (rev 8883)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2011-06-08 12:16:49 UTC (rev 8884)
@@ -44,6 +44,16 @@
       <para>June 8th, 2011</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[wblaszcz] - Fixed configuration Information in GDM-2.30.2.
+          (ticket <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;2988">#2988</ulink>).</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
+      <para>June 8th, 2011</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[wblaszcz] - Fixed libarchive link in gvfs-1.6.2. (ticket
           <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;3240">#3240</ulink>).</para>
         </listitem>




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