[kde-solaris] KDE 3.3.1 hangs on startup when userdir is NFS
aaron_williams at net.com
Wed Nov 24 03:58:38 CET 2004
I found that this is due to a couple of lock files in the .qt directory.
Issue the following command first:
fixes it for me. I had a hell of a time tracking it down, especially
since GDB doesn't like unicode strings.
Laurent Blume wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> This puzzles me: when logging in with an account that has an
> NFS-mounted home (through auto_home), KDE hangs indefinitely when
> starting up, on the grey screen..
> I put below the content of the .dt logs: seems that the last thing it
> does is start DCOPserveR.
> The same account on a local directory (even automounted) does work.
> I tried to empty the account, and remove as much stuff as I could
> think off (/tmp, /var/tmp), but still the same.
> I worked around /tmp/.ICE-unix not having the right permissions.
> I tinkered with the Xsession script to start less of the dt junk.
> I tried the C and fr_FR.UTF-8 locales.
> Still the same.
> System is a freshly installed Solaris 9 9/04, with patches, Xsun +
> XiG, KDE 3.3.1 from Blastwave (w/ pkg-get).
> Any idea of what it could be, or where I could look for clues? I've
> seen nothing useful where I looked.
> # more startlog
> --- lundi, 15 novembre 2004, 22:03:06 CET
> --- /usr/dt/bin/Xsession starting...
> --- starting /usr/openwin/bin/speckeysd
> --- Xsession started by Xsession
> --- setting font path...
> --- setting auxiliary font path...
> --- starting /usr/dt/bin/dtsession_res -load -system
> --- sourcing /home/testuser/.dtprofile...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/0010.dtpaths...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/0015.sun.env...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/0020.dtims...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/0030.dttmpdir...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/0040.xmbind...
> --- sourcing /usr/dt/config/Xsession.d/1000.solregis...
> --- starting /usr/dt/bin/dtsearchpath
> --- starting /usr/dt/bin/dsdm &
> --- session log file is
> --- DTSOURCEPROFILE is 'true' (see /home/testuser/.dtprofile)
> --- execing /etc/dt/config/Xsession2.KDE3 with a /bin/bash login shell
> --- starting desktop on /dev/pts/5
> Sun Microsystems Inc. SunOS 5.9 Generic January 2003
> X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> # more sessionlogs/fenchurch_DISPLAY\=\:0
> This session log file is currently disabled.
> To enable logging, edit /home/testuser/.dtprofile and
> remove dtstart_sessionlogfile=/dev/null line.
> K Desktop Environment 3.3.1 (GCC) Login
> using xinitrc file: /etc/dt/config/Xinitrc.KDE3
> startkde: Starting up...
> kdeinit: Launched DCOPServer, pid = 7942 result = 0
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