Bug 78014 - rhn-applet chashes panel -- login impossible
rhn-applet chashes panel -- login impossible
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 75138
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhn-applet (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
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Reported: 2002-11-17 09:56 EST by John Franks
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-17 09:56:41 EST
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Description John Franks 2002-11-17 09:56:34 EST
Description of Problem:  If the rhn-applet has been moved to a new panel (of
some types) then login is impossible.  The panel application crashes producing a
dialog and continues to crash repeatedly.  Restarting the X server is the only
way I have found to get out.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rhn-applet-2.0.0-28, gnome-panel-2.0.6-9, GConf2-1.2.1-3, GConf-1.0.9-6

How Reproducible: Consistently if steps are followed.  I have done this on
multiple RH8.0 machines


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure a rhn-applet, i.e. make sure the configuration dialog has been run
and the blue check mark button is displayed.
 
2. Create a new sliding panel and place it vertically on the right edge of the
desktop.

3. Using the middle mouse button drag the rhn-applet by the small hatched area
on its left and drop it in the new panel.

4. Logout and attempt to login again.

Actual Results: 
Panel crash and bug-buddy dialog appears.  When the panel attempts to respawn it
crashes again.  This repeats.  


Expected Results:
Normal login


Additional Information:
It seems crucial that the new panel be on the side.  I don't know if it needs to
be a sliding panel.
Comment 1 Chip Turner 2002-11-18 12:33:18 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75138 ***

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