Bug 444789

Summary: xfce4-session-logout does not issue 'reboot' when restart is clicked
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Scott R. Godin <rhbugzilla>
Component: xfce4-sessionAssignee: Kevin Fenzi <kevin>
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Scott R. Godin 2008-04-30 16:15:07 UTC
Description of problem: when clicking the xfce4 panel widget to initiate the
logout dialog, clicking 'restart' does not issue a reboot but instead sends the
user either back to gdm at runlevel 5 or back to the console at runlevel 3 (from
where the startx command was issued)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login via gdm or console + startx
2. immediately or shortly after, click panel widget that opens the logout dialog
3. click the 'restart' button
Actual results:
user is returned to gdm or console and must issue the _actual_ reboot/restart
command from there.

Expected results:
normal restart/reboot

Additional info:
let me know if there's any additional hardware/software data that I can supply.

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2008-05-11 18:55:17 UTC
Sorry for the delay here... ;(

Is there anything in your ~/.xsession about this issue? 
Is selinux enabled? Any AVC messages in /var/log/audit/audit.log ? 

Comment 2 Kevin Fenzi 2008-06-06 18:54:55 UTC
Any news? This might be a duplicate of: 

Can you provide the info requested in comment #1? 
and also, if you can provide the info requested in the above bug in comment #6
that would be great. 

Comment 3 Scott R. Godin 2008-07-17 14:24:19 UTC
no nothing in particular from .xsession, and as well SELinux is running in 

... or was, anyway.. the power supply died on that box just recently so I've 
been living on the laptop for a while (which uses gnome, not xfce). I can 
create another account on this and test with it perhaps. but this is the reason 
for my own delay. among other RL(tm) issues :)

I'll look into the other bug and get back to you once I get the time to play 
with it on the laptop and confirm the details.. (I'd do it now but am at work)

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2008-07-29 02:50:50 UTC
ok. I sure understand delays. 

Just let me know when you have a chance to look at it again. 

Comment 5 Christoph Wickert 2008-11-15 14:10:49 UTC
Scott, anything new to this bug?

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 10:36:54 UTC
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:48:04 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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Comment 8 Christoph Wickert 2009-01-14 14:27:53 UTC
This bug has been in 'needinfo' state for months without a reaction from the reporter, so just for the record I change the solution to INSUFFICIENT_DATA now.