Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212485
some games from gnome-games package fail to run - unable to retrieve schema info
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:46 EST
Description of problem:
On a fresh FC6 install, some gnome-games package games fail to run due to the
The default configuration values could not be retrieved correctly.
Please check your GConf configuration, specifically that the schemas have been
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
AisleRiot Solitaire (runs in very small window after displaying error)
Five or More (runs in same small window, same error)
FreeCell Solitaire (runs in same small window, same error)
Iagno (displays error, doesn't run at all)
Klotski (displays error, same small window)
Mahjongg (displays error, doesn't run at all)
Robots (small window, error)
SameGnome (small window, error)
TetraVex (small window, error)
Four in a Row
schema files exist for all the games in /etc/gconf/schema
root@hb130 ~ $ ls -l /etc/gconf/schemas/iagno.schemas
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2.6K Sep 4 23:40 /etc/gconf/schemas/iagno.schemas
could find nothing on any of the gnome games or any specific gnome game using
gconf-editor 'Find' function
This is a 'new' user, fresh FC6 install.
gnome-games was not installed during install despite "GNOME Desktop Environment"
being selected, was installed using yum post-install.
root@hb130 ~ $ cat /etc/fedora-release
Fedora Core release 6 (Zod)
root@hb130 ~ $ yum list installed '*gnome*game*'
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
gnome-games.i386 1:2.16.0-1.fc6 installed
root@hb130 ~ $ uname -a
Linux hb130.fedora 2.6.18-1.2798.fc6 #1 SMP Mon Oct 16 14:37:32 EDT 2006 i686
i686 i386 GNU/Linux
This issue is resolved... After updates installed 2006.10.28 and a reboot,
gnome-games function properly. A reboot alone wasn't the issue, since I've
shutdown/started my laptop several times since initial bug report. Not sure
what exactly caused or fixed the issue, attached is yum.log containing updates
since installation of gnome-games as described in Comment 1.
Created attachment 139643 [details]
yum updates since initial bug report