Bug 473818 - Selecting Restart from the gnome-session Shutdown dialog kills everything
Selecting Restart from the gnome-session Shutdown dialog kills everything
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-session (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-30 16:52 EST by Nicholas Miell
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:03:32 EST
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Description Nicholas Miell 2008-11-30 16:52:48 EST
Description of problem:
Selecting Restart from the GNOME panel Shutdown dialog kills everything instead of saving my session, logging me out, and then moving on to a system shutdown.

Note that I have no idea which package is at fault here, so I've dumped the bug on gnome-panel seeing as how the panel is the proximate cause.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click the Fedora menu
2. Select Shutdown
3. Click Restart
Actual results:
There's a beep and a "The system is going down for a reboot NOW" message on my GNOME Terminal, apps start dying, GNOME panel pops up "This applet mysteriously terminated" dialogs, etc.

After the system restarts, logging in results in a GNOME session without a panel or any of my other saved apps.

Expected results:
My session is saved, an orderly logout occurs, and then a normal system shutdown happens.

Additional info:
This has been broken since F9. I was told it was fixed, but I should have known better when no update packages were pushed during the F9 release.

Seriously, WTF?
Comment 1 Nicholas Miell 2008-11-30 20:47:50 EST
Reassigning to gnome-session
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 02:51:46 EST
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