Re: error starting the GNOME Settings Deamon

On 2/26/06, Hans Nieser <h nieser xs4all nl> wrote:
> I am running Gentoo (2005.1 with testing portage tree) with Gnome 2.12.3.
> Whenever I login into gnome, either as normal user or root, I am presented
> with this error:
> [quote]There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Deamon.
> The Settings Deamon restarted too many times.
> Last error message was:
> Child process did not give an error message, unknown failure occured

If you can find out what's starting the daemon,
try having it start it under strace or gdb.  That would
at least give you some idea where it's failing.
- Dan

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