On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 16:16 -0400, G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
Newly updated to all the updates-testing RPMs and getting two errors
"The greeter appears to be crashing" appears. /etc/sysconfig/desktop was
but inserting DISPLAYMANAGER=GNOME did not cure the problem. No apparent traces
in dmesg or /var/log/messages.
The power manager complains that it cannot start until dbus is
active, but a ps
examination shows dbus running. I suspect that something is running power manager
before dbus comes up.
D-Bus's session bus is started when X is started. The system bus is
started when you start the machine. ps might be showing you the system
bus. Can you post the output of ps -aux | grep dbus? If you don't
reboot on d-bus upgrades this can cause problems if there were ABI
I don't quite follow what is happening. Is gdm (the greeter crashing)
or is your desktop crashing so fast and restarting gdm that gdm thinks
it is crashing?
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp(a)redhat.com>