gnome freeze

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Sep 29 18:46:20 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 02:46:55PM +0200, Monja Da Riva wrote:

> I installed successfully (apart from audio, but this isn't the matter)
> this distro in my Dell Inspiron 510m, and everything worked fine until
> today...
> I run apt-get update; apt-get upgrade
> then log-off and log-in (just to restart X) and....gnome freezed...
> GDM starts without any problem, but, when I log in, the splash screen
> stays there and nothing more happens.
> Nothing interesting in the logs (nor in /var/log/messages nor in
> /var/log/XFree86.0.log)
> I tried rebooting the system, but nothing change. I proceded
> installing wmaker and Kde and they works fine (so I think it's a
> gnome-problem)
> Any hint? Can I post some more to help solving this problem?

Some similar bugs have been reported, and fixed:

There is also a workaround there if you are stuck.

 - mdz

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