[kde-linux] Unpopulated Control-Center window
stan.goodman at hashkedim.com
Mon Nov 30 19:40:53 UTC 2009
At 18:31:11 on Monday Monday 30 November 2009, Werner Joss
<werner at hoernerfranzracing.de> wrote:
> Am Monday 30 November 2009 17:21:27 schrieb Stan Goodman:
> > I'd be grateful for advice on how to restore this functionality.
> maybe running kbuildsycoca --global helps (kbuildsycoca4 for kde4)
> - this should rebuild the control center database/cache.
This is what happened:
# kbuildsycoca --global
Warning: kbuildkbuildsycoca is unable to register with DCOP
That sounds like the reason the problem exists in the first place.
I should also mention that upon boot, there is a dialog box, as follows:
x console <2>
smartd: Device: /dev/sda [SAT], 2 offline uncorrectable sectors
This seems to mean that I have two bad sectors in the area of the HD used
by this OS. I suppose this may be what is behind the non-functional
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