Bug 11576 - gnome-terminal from gnome-1.1.90 RPM does not wrok
Summary: gnome-terminal from gnome-1.1.90 RPM does not wrok
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jonathan Blandford
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Blocks: 11928
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-05-22 13:14 UTC by Suhaib Siddiqi
Modified: 2013-04-02 04:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-12 20:31:17 UTC
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Description Suhaib Siddiqi 2000-05-22 13:14:30 UTC
I installed the newest gnome RPMS on RedHat 6.2.  All of them work except
a few problem with gnome-1.1.90

1) gnome-terminal does not work.  on startup it give the following error

Cannot Fork: Interupted System Call

Then it hangs and I have to kill it.

2) Gnome will work only when loged in as root, as a user doing a
startx will crash the x-server.

Any suggestions on how to fix the problems?


Comment 1 David Mason 2000-05-22 18:05:59 UTC
User comments in personal mail that the problem is not existent with the Helix
packages - only the rawhide ones

Comment 2 Hardy Mayer 2000-06-06 17:06:49 UTC
see bug report 11928 for cause and remedy

Comment 3 Suhaib Siddiqi 2000-06-06 21:05:38 UTC
Actually, refering to bug #11928  I found this out too.  It was glibc 2.1.90 
from May 19th.
If you upgrade to Glib 2.1.90 of May May22 that glbc-2.1.89-13 RPMS,
everything should work just fine, the gnome-terminal, man, and lpr etc


Comment 4 Dale Lovelace 2000-08-19 19:21:39 UTC
  This is, of course, now resolved.

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