Re: Running GNORPM as root
- From: Rebecca Ore <rebecca ore op net>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Running GNORPM as root
- Date: Sun, 5 Sep 1999 08:48:27 -0400
On Sun, Sep 05, 1999 at 01:05:00AM +0200, Ronald de Man wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 04, 1999 at 06:39:56PM -0400, Rebecca Ore wrote:
> > Actually gtop and gnorpm were the only ones that appeared to have the esd
> > interferance pattern. I didn't run strace on gtop but I expect that was it for
> > that one, too.
> Oh? Esd did that? Weird...
> And I thought you had somewhere said that glint was giving trouble
> as well, and glint can't possibly have to do with esd. But now I
> can't find that quote of yours about glint, so I either deleted
> that mail, or I just imagined I'd read it. (Maybe you wrote gtop,
> and I read it as glint.. argh)
The glint problem is independent of this problem -- glint is not working in
both user and root. I suspect my Gnomish upgrades have gotten me ahead of what
It's happened before. I'll upgrade when I get around to it. My current
project is VMware, so I might be a while.
> > I started esd and xv worked okay fine but gtop gave me the broken pipe signal.
> > With esd killed, no problems with either gnorpm or gtop.
> > >
> > > I admit that it is not very elegant for GTK to dump core whenever a
> > > connection to the Xserver is refused.
> > More a esd socket conflict problem, I think.
> Well, I guess it doesn't relate to your problem, but GTK does dump
> core when the Xserver refuses connection (xhost -localhost ; su ; ee
> and core dump).
I've never had a time when I couldn't use X and related programs as root.
> > This has been happening for the last couple of different gtk's.
> I don't seem to have these problems with esd.
> > Also, I've had more problems with Enlightenment with panel applets crashing than in icewm, but I'll see if that goes away with the newest gtk.
> I'm still using icewm, and not having crashing applets these days.
> > Icewm seems to have regained its problem with same-gnome marbles/tokens not
> > going away with a single click on the spinning units, but otherwise is okay
> > fine.
> Ah, I remember that problem from a while back. But for me it is currently
> working. Does clicking any two out of three buttons still help?
Yes, but that's not the way it's supposed to be. It gives falsely high scores.
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