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Re: Gnome-panel unresponsive and taking over the processor

On Mon, 2003-10-06 at 21:27, Benjamin Sadaba wrote:
> First of all... I'm running unstable, so I know if you play with fire
> you get burnt ;)
> But... I updated gnome to the last available 2-3 days ago, and ever
> since I can't use it.
> Everything starts up fine, but the process gnome-panel starts sucking
> the processor until the desktop becomes unresponsive.
> I have to kill X with ctrl+opt+delete and the manually kill gnome-panel
> Any ideas of why it might be behaving like this?

Known problem. I ran into the same issue. My solution was to stop
portmap, and make /etc/init.d/portmap not executable, to keep it from
starting at all. Apparently it's actually a FAM bug, and supposedly
rebuilding it will produce a version that will work better.

Derrik Pates

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