console-kit-daemon error messages in daemon.log?
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jan 7 02:38:16 UTC 2009
On 01/06/2009 05:14 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 01/06/2009 12:09 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
>>> I'm getting a lot of the messages below in my daemon.log. The is on an
>>> 8.10 server setup. I'm not really clear what console-kit does and if I
>>> really need it. Any information on the error and what it really does
>>> would be greatly appreciated.
>>> Jan 6 00:17:01 ljr-3 console-kit-daemon: CRITICAL: cannot
>>> initialize libpolkit
>>> Jan 6 00:20:01 ljr-3 console-kit-daemon: WARNING: Failed to
>>> acquire org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit
>>> Jan 6 00:20:01 ljr-3 console-kit-daemon: WARNING: Could not
>>> acquire name; bailing out
>> Perhaps this one is more appropriate:
>> [libpolkit requires files from policykit for polkit_context_init to work]
> The latter seems to be my specific problem. I tried installing
> policykit and that clears up the error message and allows
> console-kit-daemon to run.
> So the question now is do I really need console-kit and dbus for a
> server installation? I'm not sure what they provide and what services I
> will really lose if I remove them. Any enlightenment in this area would
> be greatly appreciated.
No clue. I don't have 8.10 up just now & it's a desktop version anyway.
I thought 275432 relevant as it involves an 8.10 server & Brian's ref
also seems relevant. But reading the bug(s) might give you some idea, or
a least give you a place to add your comments with the bug(s) and find a
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