I just upgraded to gnome3.6 and now gdm is broken in the following way.
If I select my user, the screen freezes for a couple of seconds and then displays:
If I type my username manually in gdm, everything works fine.
The following is written to gdm's log file:
JS ERROR: !!! Failed to start verification for user
JS ERROR: !!! message = '"Timeout was reached"'
JS ERROR: !!! fileName = '"/usr/share/gnome-shell/js/gdm/util.js"'
JS ERROR: !!! lineNumber = '208'
JS ERROR: !!! stack = '"0 anonymous("result" = [object _private_Gio_SimpleAsyncResult], "obj" = [object _private_Gdm_UserVerifierProxy])@/usr/share/gnome-shell/js/gdm/util.js:208
According to the commit message of the code that throws the exception, this error was thrown because of a DBus error.
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/commits … 09038.html
I'm using systemd.
Any ideas what is going wrong?
I'm having the same issue now with an old laptop of mine.
Did you manage to solve it? Care to share?
I've got this issue too.
Please try to reduce the number of users in /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow. In Fedora 18 running on an old, slow desktop PC with Gnome 3.6.2, the username was finally accepted after removing approx. 1100 accounts, leaving only 60 accounts.