Xorg crashes while loading XFCE4
derek at computinginnovations.com
Wed Jun 6 17:07:01 UTC 2007
At 11:32 AM 6/6/2007, Gerard Seibert wrote:
>I had 'xfce4' working perfectly under Xorg-6.9; however, after
>updating to version 7.2, I cannot get the windows manager loaded.
>I moved the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and build a new one using "Xorg
>--configure". I was then able to at least begin loading the program
>before it crashed. I reinstalled the entire 'xorg' meta port as well
>as the 'xfce4' meta port. I used an updated ports tree for this task.
>Unfortunately, I still cannot get this to load.
>I have posted a copy of the '/var/log/Xorg.0.log' file at:
>I also have a copy of the script I created when typing in 'startx'
>There is one interesting point however. I noticed this error message:
>** (xfce-mcs-manager:82803): WARNING **: display_plugin: Unable to
>configure display resolution
>Failed to run gnome-keyring-daemon: Failed to execute child process
>"gnome-keyring-daemon" (No such file or directory)
>** (xfwm4:82807): WARNING **: The display does not support the XComposite
>** (xfwm4:82807): WARNING **: Compositing manager disabled.
>(xfwm4:82807): Gdk-WARNING **: shmget failed: error 12 (Cannot allocate
Looks like the above is the fatal error. I suspect you rebuilt xfwm4 for
shared memory, shmget. You need to add this to your kernel, or rebuild
xfwm4 not to use it, if that's possible.
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