Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188143
Fails to start - Bonobo error
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:29 EST
Description of problem:
Sometimes mail-notification fails to start, if started after login, putting up a
A fatal error has occurred in Mail Notification
Bonobo was unable to register the
Please check your Mail Notification installation.
If started at login it always starts, however sometimes it then blocks evolution
from starting up - the error given then is that the evolution-data-server
version is too old
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[Current FC5 + extras with updates as of 6 Apr]
50% of sessions or more
Thought this might be related to the evolution-data-server update after FC5
release, so rebuilt the SRPM with current libraries etc. This had no effect on
I have no idea what's wrong here. I'm using mail-notification on different
machines and never faced problems like that. Did you try to reinstall
mail-notification? Do the same problems show up on a fresh user account?
I'm having trouble recreating this on a clean account.
Obviously it requires you to be monitoring an evolution mailbox rather than one
of the other methods. In my case I have 4 evolution folders, 2 on each of the
two defined IMAP servers I have (I did not configure the clean account with such
I do have beagle running - this does tie into the evolution libraries and the
data server so maybe thats a clue (I did not configure beagle on the clean account).
I guess the thing to do is to leave this bug in a NEEDINFO state and see if I or
anyone else can add information to it. No point flagging it under evolution
since theres no one in RH looking after that.
I experienced this bug also. I had used a previous version of mail-notification
and it seems that the old GConf configuration was causing the bug.
followed by a logout seems to have fixed the problem (so far...).
The recipe in comment #3 did not work for me.
Is this related to
The package now uses unset-obsolete-configuration -- if this problem sill
exisits please reopen (or even better: tell upstream)