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Bug 91169 - cannot restart rhn-applet-gui
cannot restart rhn-applet-gui
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhn-applet (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2003-05-19 14:09 EDT by Jean-Baptiste Vignaud
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-04 14:16:55 EDT
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strace (12.42 KB, text/plain)
2003-05-19 14:10 EDT, Jean-Baptiste Vignaud
no flags Details
lsof (11.75 KB, text/plain)
2003-05-19 14:11 EDT, Jean-Baptiste Vignaud
no flags Details

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Description Jean-Baptiste Vignaud 2003-05-19 14:09:04 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030401

Description of problem:
After a login, the rhn_applet appear strangelly (no icon but just the drag button).
At this stade, the applet was warking fine exept for the icon (i can see mesage
when moving the mouse just 1 pixel right after the drag button).
I killed the applet and try to relaunch it, and now, it does not show in the
I tried to logout and relogin so that the rhn_applet is relaunched
automatically, but it does not change anything.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jean-Baptiste Vignaud 2003-05-19 14:10:57 EDT
Created attachment 91795 [details]

strace loop of the process
Comment 2 Jean-Baptiste Vignaud 2003-05-19 14:11:53 EDT
Created attachment 91796 [details]

lsof of my rhn-applet-gui
Comment 3 Jean-Baptiste Vignaud 2003-05-19 16:29:50 EDT
Rebooting the machine did not help.
Comment 4 Jean-Baptiste Vignaud 2003-05-20 14:44:01 EDT
I'v removed my .gnome2 .gconfd .gconf .rhn* and all stuff like that to get a new
After that i was able to reconfigure rhn-applet-gui, and it seems to work (but
lost a lot of configuration)...

So to me it seems to be a configuration corruption or something like that.

Forget to say that i was using gnome desktop and that my redhat is an upgraded
redhat 7.3->8.0->9
Comment 5 Harry Sutton 2003-08-04 11:05:23 EDT
I've seen this same problem on multiple systems (all current-patch-level RH 9).
Some systems are working fine, others aren't, and I haven't been able to find
the correlation yet.

    /Harry Sutton
     Hewlett-Packard Company
Comment 6 Adrian Likins 2005-10-04 14:16:55 EDT
Seems to work with current releases of the applet, so closing WORKSFORME.

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