Re: [BUG] Problem with gnome-terminal

What is your shell set to in your password file?

If it has no / in it, it may cause this problem (although how the hell
that could be i have no idea).

If now, try running:

info locals
print *shell

>From the segfault frame.

> I am running all the 'October GNOME' packages.
> For some reason, all of a sudden my gnome-terminal broke - I have a standard
> RedHat 6.0 system, but recently, I started playing around with my bashrc
> file and today tried to install some VGA fonts. I also installed svgatext
> and SVGAlibs - I don't know if that is related. Anyway, at first
> gnome-terminal would quit and the error on the console is:
> Error: unable to fork: Success
> I kept repeating gnome-terminal and sometimes it told me that my Unix98 ptys
> were not set-up correctly - but they are. I checked, and even Eterm was
> using them!!! Anyway, I recompiled with debugging info and this is what I
> got - Note: I'm using bash2 v2.03 - After running gnome-terminal a few times
> it now CONSISTENTLY crashes and brings up gnome-segv
> Also note, when I login as ROOT, gnome-terminal works fine, this is only
> when I login as a user.
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x8050381 in get_shell_name (shell=0xbffff85c, name=0xbffff860, isLogin=-1)
>     at gnome-terminal.c:1619
> 1619                    len = strlen (only_name);
> (gdb) bt
> #0  0x8050381 in get_shell_name (shell=0xbffff85c, name=0xbffff860,
> isLogin=-1)
>     at gnome-terminal.c:1619
> #1  0x8051341 in new_terminal_cmd (cmd=0x0, cfg_in=0x8056c60, geometry=0x0)
>     at gnome-terminal.c:2099
> #2  0x80520b6 in main_terminal_program (argc=1, argv=0xbffff964,
>     environ=0xbffff96c) at gnome-terminal.c:2653
> #3  0x80520e6 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbffff964) at gnome-terminal.c:2666
> (gdb)
> Any advice or information is greatly appreciated - If you need more
> information please tell me, and I'll tell you :)
> Thanks
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