Bug 20502 - Gnome Panel loops on startup
Gnome Panel loops on startup
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16891
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
Dale Lovelace
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Reported: 2000-11-07 19:15 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:14 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2000-11-08 23:13:54 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-11-07 19:15:17 EST
Just installed RH7 and logged in as root. Gnome tries to start the panel 
at the bottem but panel flashes quickly and disappears. When I 
issue "panel &" from a typescript it appears and disappears continously. 
Looking at ps aux it seems to be looping starting and ending with new 
PIDs. When I look in the /var/messages log it shows the following: 
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual addr. 00005e98 . (Other 
messages which seem unrelated) 
Process Panel 
Call Trace: Bad EIP value
Code: <1> Unable to handle kernel paging request 

My hardware is as follows: CTX Notebook 800 series 300 MHz 64 RAM 4G Hard 
Drive NeoMagic Video Card (Seems to be configured correctly) Hard Drive 
partitioned as follows (I let installer choose): 
/root 19M 
/SWAP 66M 
/ 3016M
Comment 1 gbeer 2000-11-08 23:13:51 EST
I see the same problem, same machine.
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2001-01-31 13:28:28 EST
This is probably the APM problem.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16891 ***

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