gconftool command failed

Bug #400198 reported by David Murphy on 2009-07-16
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Bug Description

Hello,

Looking into checkbox logs in different machines (at least three different ones), I've seen the following lines:
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Running command: gconftool-2 -R / --config-source xml:readwrite:/home/ubuntu/.gconf

Failed to run command: Failed to access configuration source(s): 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)
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I guess that the problem is a configuration one, but I'm afraid I'm not familiar enough with gconf to solve.

Does anybody know what's the problem?
Is this a serious problem, I mean, would it prevent checkbox from executing correctly?

Best regards,
    Javier

David Murphy (schwuk) on 2009-08-20
Changed in checkbox:
status: New → Incomplete
Marc Tardif (cr3) wrote :

Might it be possible that you encountered this problem while running on moblin? If not, can you reproduce this problem consistently on Ubuntu?

Javier Collado (javier.collado) wrote :

It wasn't moblin. I saw it in Ubuntu Desktop and in UNR. Let me see if I can reproduce it and I'll let you know. Thanks for your help.

mstfa cmly (mstfacmly) wrote :

Did this happen while using the LiveCD or on an installed system? It appears that this might be a read/write error.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for checkbox because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in checkbox:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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