GDM greeter InfoMsgFile setting in /etc/gdm/custom.conf not working in RHEL6

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  • I am trying to set a login banner (aka "greeter") for GDM under RHEL6 using the same method as my working login banner for RHEL5. It is not being honored.

The RHEL5 method was to insert the following lines into /etc/gdm/custom.conf:



  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Graphical environment using GDM to log users in

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