[OpenIndiana-discuss] stablity

McBofh james.c.mcpherson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 11:55:54 UTC 2010

On  6/11/10 09:15 PM, taemun wrote:
> I upgraded a b134 box to OI_147, and the only change I've noticed is that I
> now get:
> Your "cron" job on mirror
> /usr/lib/update-manager/update-refresh.sh
> produced the following output:
> /usr/lib/python2.6/vendor-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py:57: GtkWarning:
> could not open display
>    warnings.warn(str(e), _gtk.Warning)
> GConf Error: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes
> are that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale
> NFS locks due to a system crash. See http://projects.gnome.org/gconf/ for
> information. (Details -  1: Not running within active session)
> /usr/bin/pm-updatemanager:93: GtkWarning: file gtkicontheme.c: line 317:
> assertion `GDK_IS_SCREEN (screen)' failed
>    self.icon_theme = gtk.icon_theme_get_default()
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "/usr/bin/pm-updatemanager", line 408, in<module>
>      set_check_all, set_check_cache)
>    File "/usr/bin/pm-updatemanager", line 95, in __init__
>      self.icon_theme.append_search_path(pkg_icon_location)
> AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'append_search_path'
> In /var/mail/root, every day or two. I have gdm disabled, so am not
> surprised that gtk couldn't open a display.

That message is not related to gdm. It's related to root
not being able to find a usable DISPLAY variable.

I suggest disabling svc:/application/pkg/update:default.


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