Description of problem:
After the latest yum update (did it on 2oth Sep, I think gtk etc was
updated), when I login to a gnome desktop (of an existing FC2
installation) the panel is not displayed properly and this message is
There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.
Some things, such as themes, sounds, or background settings may not
The Settings Daemon restarted too many times.
The last error message was:
Child process did not give an error message, unknown failure occurred
GNOME will still try to restart the Settings Daemon next time you log
The message does not go away even after reboot. It happened for all
users. new users were also affected
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Looks to be update of some other modules
If your machine is still in this state, can you log in in failsafe
mode, and start /usr/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon, and see if it is
crashing. If so, can you get a backtrace?
(If you need more information about getting a backtrace, there's some
Updated to the latest GTK via up2date and the problem has
Thanks & Regards