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Re: Gnome2 hangs for 30 secs in startup.

On Sun, 6 Oct 2002 16:27:06 -0500
Graham Wilson <bob@decoy.wox.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 06, 2002 at 08:30:07PM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:
> > s?n, 2002-10-06 kl. 20:19 skrev Mark Nelson:
> > > Could you try saving your session when logging out, and then retry
> > > logging in?  For a long time I had the same problem with gnome2
> > > starting up very slowly, and once I saved the session all of a
> > > sudden things startup *much* faster.  
> i>
> > That did NOT help. Heh, I still have that 30 sec delay when the text
> > "Window manager" appears, but this time I also get a 30 sec delay at
> > "Sawfish Window manager".
> have you tried using metacity instead of sawfish, just to see if it is
> a sawfish specific problem?

I had this error once on my computer and a friend got exactly the same
In order to correct this bug i just modified the w-window-manager
alternative :
	/etc/alternatives/x-window-manager -> /usr/bin/sawfish
and i launched gconf-editor to modify the gconf key :
	/ desktop / gnome / applications / window_manager / default
and set it to "/usr/bin/sawfish"

Note: it's not a sawfish problem, it's a gnome-session problem as i
could find. I had the same problem with Metacity too.

And the hanging problem when starting a gnome-session should be gone. It
worked perfectly with

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