Why "gdm" is filling root partition by endlessly writing to Saved_State file?

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Occasionally root partition is getting full on multiple workstations.
  • The cause is always a very large /var/lib/gdm/.gconfd/saved_state file.
  • Problem occurs occasionally and no re-producer steps identified so far.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • GConf2-2.28.0-6.el6

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