Gnome panel crashes when changing color
awilliam at redhat.com
Fri Oct 30 22:48:16 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 18:34 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 17:31 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > It seems, whether you use the bottom panel, or change the top panel to
> > be the bottom (speaking after an initial rawhide install), and go to
> > properties and change the color of it, it crashes. It logs you out of
> > gnome and into gdm, then fails to load and won't allow you to log in to
> > gnome again.
> > Anyone else seen this lately?
> If your panel crashes, that does not end your session. Try it:
> killall -SEGV gnome-panel
> If your session ends, most likely the X server crashed.
...in which case, boot to initlevel 3, login, startx, reproduce the bug
if you can, if it dumps you back to the console, take a copy
of /var/log/Xorg.0.log before starting X again. Error messages should be
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