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Re: gnome locking up after user login since the mass rebuild

On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 12:15 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 09:43:53 -0800,
>   Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 11:25 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > > I haven't seen a report that I recognized as my problem and was hoping an
> > > update would fix it, but it has been about a week now.
> > > After logging into know and having the too bar show up, it locks up.
> > > I can't switch windows, c-a-F? doesn't drop down to a terminal, and
> > > clicking on the icons results in a slight color change on the border of
> > > the window the first time and then nothing changes after that.
> > 
> > Can't really provide anything useful, just to confirm that this isn't
> > happening here.
> > 
> > Have you tested with a new user account?
> No. Is there some reason that might work?
> (Endlessly rebooting is getting to be a pain in the rear here.)

Nothing in particular, it's just a useful test that's reasonably easy to

> I have tried turning on and off modeset, though things get far enough
> that I don't think that it is likely to be a driver issue.
> I use metacity because the desktop switcher doesn't work properly
> in compiz or whatever came later. (Only one row allowed, which doesn't
> work well for me.) So maybe that's what's different between me and other
> people.
> That line of thinking suggests that perhaps creating a new user is
> a useful test.

I use metacity too, compiz does nothing I need.
Adam Williamson
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