gnome 2.30 slow startup (Could not ask session manager if shut
down is available)
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at freebsd.org
Mon Jul 26 15:51:54 UTC 2010
On 7/26/10 10:46 AM, 裴国兴 wrote:
> Recently, I update my FreeBSD to 8.1, and Found that gnome 2.30 startup very
> slow. It take one nimus or more to finish startup.
> When startup, the gnome-panel will display after nautilus about 30 seconds.
>>From the console, I see that
> 1、gnome-session: WARNING: Application 'metacity.desktop' failed to
> register before timeout
> --------- after about 30 seconds ----------
> 2、** (gnome-panel:1966): WARNING **: Could not ask session manager if shut
> down is available: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the
> remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy
> blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was
> I recompile metacity, and "WARNING: Application 'metacity.desktop' failed to
> register before timeout" disappear.
> I try to recompile gnome-session, but not work.
> Finally, I do a little change for gnome-session and compile, it work.
> the change file is gsm_manager.c
> GsmConsolekit *consolekit;
> gboolean can_suspend = 0;
> gboolean can_hibernate = 0;
> #if 0
> g_object_get (manager->priv->dkp_client,
> "can-suspend", &can_suspend,
> "can-hibernate", &can_hibernate,
> g_debug ("GsmManager: CanShutdown called");
> g_return_val_if_fail (GSM_IS_MANAGER (manager), FALSE);
> consolekit = gsm_get_consolekit ();
> *shutdown_available = gsm_consolekit_can_stop (consolekit)
> || gsm_consolekit_can_restart (consolekit)
> || can_suspend
> || can_hibernate;
> g_object_unref (consolekit);
> *shutdown_available = 0;
> I use following command to start session
> setenv GNOME_SESSION "/usr/local/bin/ck-launch-session
> env LC_ALL=zh_CN.UTF-8 XMODIFIERS=@im=ibus startx $GNOME_SESSION
> I also found that if login user is root, it works very well.
> The question is why the g_object_get call will take such a long time on
> non-root user.
This is fixed in the latest sysutils/consolekit. Prior to the fix,
sessions started with startx were not marked as active, and thus could
not be properly authorized.
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team :: gnome at FreeBSD.org
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