On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 15:36 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> Running GNOME in fully updated F8 on a dual-core x86_64. When I log in,
> several apps or applets produce pop-up error boxes with the following
> An error occurred while loading or saving configuration
> information for <applet>. Some of your configuration settings
> may not work properly.
> Clicking the "details" button produces one to several occurrences of the
> Adding client to server's list failed, CORBA error:
> This started a while back, and it would occur on the first login after
> boot, but subsequent logins would work fine. More recently, it's
> started happening on every login. The applets that produce the error
> vary, but they include
> - Power Manager
> - gnome-terminal
> - Evolution's calendar/alarm app
> - nm-applet
> and others.
> Anybody have a clue what's going on? Which component should I BZ?
> Matthew Saltzman
Have you attempted to create a new user to see if a new account
experiences the same issue? In my experience,
such failures are the result of a memory flaw, either hardware or a
program that is overwriting system memory some how due to a bad
malloc/free frame. It need not be any of the programs you are currently
running, because such an error only manifests when the affected system
routine or memory is accessed again.
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