Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76140
problem updated 2.4.18-17.8.0 kernel with gnome-panel
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
After installing updated 2.4.18-17.8.0 kernel (binary), the gnome panel fails.
It is possible to click one or two buttons, but then it locks up. Cannot find
any diagnostic information. Starting a new panel fails. Booting to the 2.4.18-14
kernel, the problem disappears.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot with 2.4.18-17.8.0 kernel
2.try to click button or configure gnome-panel
Actual Results: gnome-panel locks up. eventually entire window manger locks up.
only solution is to reboot. killing X does not help.
what kind of hardware is this?
Is there an oops in /var/log/messages ?
hardware: Dell C800 laptop, PIII M 1GHZ processor
there is nothing related in /var/log/messages
If you have sounds enabled in GNOME, try turning them off.
Turning sounds off avoids the problem. It is then of course not possible to play
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