Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
  #1  
Old 20th April 2012, 02:24 PM
kevinweiler Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: United States
Posts: 1
linuxfirefox
Gnome 3 keeps loading the failback session

Hi All,

I'm trying to get Gnome 3 running (with the activity menu and window scaling), but it keeps going to the failback session for some reason. I wouldn't normally give up this early in the game but I'm not getting much in the way of error messages or google searches. The only error message that I have is in the .xsession-errors file:

Code:
gnome-session[2260]: WARNING: Session 'gnome' runnable check failed: Exited with code 1
There's nothing helpful in the Xorg error logs or the ring buffer or the syslog. Does anyone have any tips on where I could look? I'm using the nouveau drivers on an nVidia Corporation G84 [Quadro FX 570] card. I've also posted my glxinfo output below. Thanks!

Code:
# glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: SGI
server glx version string: 1.4
server glx extensions:
    GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, 
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_MESA_copy_sub_buffer, 
    GLX_OML_swap_method, GLX_SGI_make_current_read, GLX_SGI_swap_control, 
    GLX_SGIS_multisample, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, 
    GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group, GLX_INTEL_swap_event
client glx vendor string: Mesa Project and SGI
client glx version string: 1.4
client glx extensions:
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context, 
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, 
    GLX_MESA_copy_sub_buffer, GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, 
    GLX_MESA_swap_control, GLX_OML_swap_method, GLX_OML_sync_control, 
    GLX_SGI_make_current_read, GLX_SGI_swap_control, GLX_SGI_video_sync, 
    GLX_SGIS_multisample, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, 
    GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, 
    GLX_INTEL_swap_event
GLX version: 1.4
GLX extensions:
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context, 
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_MESA_copy_sub_buffer, 
    GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, GLX_MESA_swap_control, 
    GLX_OML_swap_method, GLX_OML_sync_control, GLX_SGI_make_current_read, 
    GLX_SGI_swap_control, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGIS_multisample, 
    GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group, 
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap
OpenGL vendor string: nouveau
OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on NV84
OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.11.2
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20
OpenGL extensions:
    GL_ARB_multisample, GL_EXT_abgr, GL_EXT_bgra, GL_EXT_blend_color, 
    GL_EXT_blend_logic_op, GL_EXT_blend_minmax, GL_EXT_blend_subtract, 
    GL_EXT_copy_texture, GL_EXT_polygon_offset, GL_EXT_subtexture, 
    GL_EXT_texture_object, GL_EXT_vertex_array, GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array, 
    GL_EXT_texture, GL_EXT_texture3D, GL_IBM_rasterpos_clip, 
    GL_ARB_point_parameters, GL_EXT_draw_range_elements, GL_EXT_packed_pixels, 
    GL_EXT_point_parameters, GL_EXT_rescale_normal, 
    GL_EXT_separate_specular_color, GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp, 
    GL_SGIS_generate_mipmap, GL_SGIS_texture_border_clamp, 
    GL_SGIS_texture_edge_clamp, GL_SGIS_texture_lod, GL_ARB_framebuffer_sRGB, 
    GL_ARB_multitexture, GL_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, 
    GL_IBM_multimode_draw_arrays, GL_IBM_texture_mirrored_repeat, 
    GL_ARB_texture_cube_map, GL_ARB_texture_env_add, GL_ARB_transpose_matrix, 
    GL_EXT_blend_func_separate, GL_EXT_fog_coord, GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays, 
    GL_EXT_secondary_color, GL_EXT_texture_env_add, 
    GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic, GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias, 
    GL_INGR_blend_func_separate, GL_NV_blend_square, GL_NV_light_max_exponent, 
    GL_NV_texgen_reflection, GL_NV_texture_env_combine4, 
    GL_SUN_multi_draw_arrays, GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp, 
    GL_ARB_texture_compression, GL_EXT_framebuffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3, GL_MESA_window_pos, GL_NV_packed_depth_stencil, 
    GL_NV_texture_rectangle, GL_ARB_depth_texture, GL_ARB_occlusion_query, 
    GL_ARB_shadow, GL_ARB_texture_env_combine, GL_ARB_texture_env_crossbar, 
    GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3, GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat, 
    GL_ARB_window_pos, GL_EXT_stencil_two_side, GL_EXT_texture_cube_map, 
    GL_NV_depth_clamp, GL_APPLE_packed_pixels, GL_APPLE_vertex_array_object, 
    GL_ARB_draw_buffers, GL_ARB_fragment_program, GL_ARB_fragment_shader, 
    GL_ARB_shader_objects, GL_ARB_vertex_program, GL_ARB_vertex_shader, 
    GL_ATI_draw_buffers, GL_ATI_texture_env_combine3, GL_EXT_shadow_funcs, 
    GL_EXT_stencil_wrap, GL_MESA_pack_invert, GL_NV_primitive_restart, 
    GL_ARB_depth_clamp, GL_ARB_fragment_program_shadow, 
    GL_ARB_half_float_pixel, GL_ARB_occlusion_query2, GL_ARB_point_sprite, 
    GL_ARB_shading_language_100, GL_ARB_sync, GL_ARB_texture_non_power_of_two, 
    GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object, GL_ATI_blend_equation_separate, 
    GL_EXT_blend_equation_separate, GL_OES_read_format, 
    GL_ARB_color_buffer_float, GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object, 
    GL_ARB_texture_compression_rgtc, GL_ARB_texture_rectangle, 
    GL_EXT_packed_float, GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_texture_compression_rgtc, GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp, 
    GL_EXT_texture_rectangle, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB, 
    GL_EXT_texture_shared_exponent, GL_ARB_framebuffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_framebuffer_blit, GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample, 
    GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil, GL_ARB_vertex_array_object, 
    GL_ATI_separate_stencil, GL_ATI_texture_mirror_once, GL_EXT_draw_buffers2, 
    GL_EXT_draw_instanced, GL_EXT_gpu_program_parameters, 
    GL_EXT_texture_env_combine, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB_decode, 
    GL_EXT_timer_query, GL_OES_EGL_image, GL_ARB_copy_buffer, 
    GL_ARB_draw_instanced, GL_ARB_half_float_vertex, GL_ARB_instanced_arrays, 
    GL_ARB_map_buffer_range, GL_ARB_texture_rg, GL_ARB_texture_swizzle, 
    GL_ARB_vertex_array_bgra, GL_EXT_separate_shader_objects, 
    GL_EXT_texture_swizzle, GL_EXT_vertex_array_bgra, 
    GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_ARB_ES2_compatibility, 
    GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex, GL_ARB_explicit_attrib_location, 
    GL_ARB_fragment_coord_conventions, GL_ARB_provoking_vertex, 
    GL_ARB_sampler_objects, GL_ARB_shader_texture_lod, 
    GL_EXT_provoking_vertex, GL_EXT_texture_snorm, 
    GL_MESA_texture_signed_rgba, GL_NV_texture_barrier, GL_ARB_robustness
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 21st April 2012, 11:19 AM
george_toolan Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 2,077
linuxfirefox
Re: Gnome 3 keeps loading the failback session

Try the nvidia proprietary drivers instead.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 21st April 2012, 11:29 AM
coolpup
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
linuxfirefox
Re: Gnome 3 keeps loading the failback session

If you go to Applications->System Tools->System Settings->System Info and click on Graphics, is Forced Fallback Mode set to On? If so, click on the On and it'll switch to off. Log out (don't have to reboot), and then log back in, and you should have what you're looking for.

Hope that helps some.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
failback, gnome, loading, session

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
F15 "gnome-session: Fatal IO error" or the case of getting kicked out of session... RavanH Using Fedora 30 24th August 2011 01:35 PM
ALSA - HP DV7 41f50EA - Device Failback MattyB Using Fedora 0 15th March 2011 11:59 PM
gnome session wont start - error /ust/bin/open-box-kde-session :line 12: exec: start LithiumKid1976 Using Fedora 0 29th December 2007 09:33 PM
gnome-session-properties -> session list fleshm Using Fedora 0 27th June 2007 10:04 AM


Current GMT-time: 14:07 (Tuesday, 02-09-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat