Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 407271
CRITICAL: gdm_connection_close: assertion "conn != NULL" failure
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:29:31 EST
Description of problem:
when I logout from my kde session and press instantly turnoff or restart i go
back to the console mode and get this messages 3 times:
gdm_binary[some precess number]:CRITICAL: gdm_connection_close: assertion "conn
!= NULL" failure
and then the gdm restartes and falls back to a default login screen with a
sunflower. then it restarts once again and after this my mashine turns off /
I tried and saw that if i wait for some seconds between loging out and pressing
restart/turnoff then this messages doesn't appear and i see the normal echo
messages when the mashine goes down. But i see this error about 99% of the time.
it looks like the gdm has still some connection to the x server that isn't
closed and therefore it cannot go to the console framebuffer for the echo messages.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora 8 with all updates applied, this happens ain both x86 ans x86_64 versions
but I couldn't reproduce it with the fedora-8-live-kde-cd.
after logging out go instantly to restart/turnoff computer
Steps to Reproduce:
can someone comment on this?
This is a known issue, but it isn't currently being investigated.
(In reply to comment #2)
But I'm sure someone can just look into the code and find the "nasty bug". fc7
didn't have this. so maybe the gdmgreeter or the gdm itself in fc8 has something
new that causes this?
Yea, it shouldn't be that hard to debug and fix. It's just not near the top of
the priority queue relative to other issues at the moment.
Sorry, for the noise, hadn't noticed that this is an F8 bug
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