GNOME lovers needed for live-cd help!

James D. Tyler james.d.tyler at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 09:17:11 EST 2014


On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 02:23:15 PM Thomas Funk wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> > From: Matthias Klumpp <matthias at tenstral.net>
> > Date: 2014/1/13
> > Subject: GNOME lovers needed for live-cd help!
> > To: Tanglu development list <tanglu-devel at lists.tanglu.org>
> > 
> > 
> > Hi!
> > This is just an information for people liking GNOME: While the KDE
> > live-cd works fine, the GNOME-CD still has issues, mainly that GDM3 is
> > unable to start the GNOME session. If the GNOME-Shell is launched
> > manually, it is functional.
> > So, if you have some GNOME knowledge and would like to fix this,
> > please get in contact. Otherwise, we won't be able to fix this issue
> > and won't provide GNOME live-cds at release time.
> > Regards,
> > 
> >     Matthias
> 
> I've tested it and the problem could be the gnome-session-daemon.
> 
> It ends up in a segfault:
> [....] gnome-settings-daemon [...]: segfault at 0 ip (null) sp bf9f5bbc
> error 4 in gnome-settings-daemon[8048000+8000]
> 
> I did the following:
> 1. In the boot menu with [TAB] I edited the boot parameters => adding 'text'
> to prevent starting X 2. Created a .xinitrc with 'exec gnome-session'
> 3. Typed 'startx'
> 4. checked dmesg
> 
> Also I started gnome-settings-daemon with --debug => same error
> 
> I'll investigate later in that issue.
> 
> Best,
> Thomas
> 
> Btw. The text and graphical install process at the live cd ends up in a
> kernel panic because no init found. Perhaps no environment (packed squashfs
> image) available. Only the vmlinuz and initrd.gz found in the install
> folder ...
>

try passing a correct path to the vmlinuz and initrd.gz. it may actually work.
thanks
Jay

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