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Re: I broke gnome2 *snff*



On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 11:05:21PM +1000, Robert William Hutton wrote:
> David Purton wrote:
> >In a foolish endeavour to get gnome 2.4 on my testing machine
> >(previously had 2.2 pulled from unstable) I downloaded a stack of debs
> >an installed them.
> >
> >Sadly now gnome-session gets as far as its splash screen before
> >hanging and I have to ctrl+alt+backspace my way out of trouble.
> >
> >also I can't run galeon, nautilus, epiphany, gnome-panel even from
> >enlightenment.
> [snip]
> 
> This sounds like it _may_ be related to the font probs that are going 
> around at the mo.  Try uninstalling gsfonts-other.
> 
> This seems to be fixed with the latest versions of X/gnome/gsfonts-other 
>  so I may be barking up the wrong tree.
> 
> There were no errors in the logs when this one bit me though which is 
> what makes me suspect.  My gdm crashed though, instead of hanging.
> 
> 

neither upgrading gsfonts-ther or removing it changes things, but
thanks anyway

dc

-- 
David Purton
dcpurton@chariot.net.au

If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand?
					Psalm 130:3

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