gnome-shell in fc15...
awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Mar 2 19:59:27 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-03-02 at 11:45 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Mar 2011 18:51:37 -0800, Adam wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-03-02 at 02:40 +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 1:59 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 17:15 -0800, Rob Healey wrote:
> > > >> Greetings and good evening!
> > > >>
> > > >> I would like to know if there has been a globally accepted fix for the
> > > >> gnome-shell and gdm problem of either not working or the flashing gdm
> > > >> problems yet???
> > > >
> > > > Again, vague questions do not lead to satisfactory answers. It sounds
> > > > like you're hitting a crash in gdm and also in Shell. I would recommend
> > > > you look through the bugs filed against each recently, and also
> > > > discussed on this list, and see if you can identify which ones you are
> > > > suffering from. Then you can follow those reports to see when they are
> > > > fixed.
> > >
> > > I think he's referring to the fact that GDM currently doesn't allow
> > > use of anything other than gnome
> > I don't think so. He said 'flashing'. That's typically a sign of it
> > crashing, since it auto-respawns; so if it crashes on startup, you see
> > it flickering as it starts up, crashes, starts up, crashes, starts up,
> > crashes...
> I see that too since yesterday. Another yum update has not fixed it.
You should be able to find a traceback in /var/log/gdm/:0-greeter.log
(probably), and file or CC yourself to a bug based on that.
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