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Bug 365647 - can't configure kernel
Summary: can't configure kernel
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] GNOME (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux Gnome Desktop Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-05-01 23:45 UTC by David Relson
Modified: 2011-05-06 17:02 UTC (History)
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Description David Relson 2011-05-01 23:45:39 UTC
to configure a kernel for building, I create a terminal session (for my userid), then use "su" to switch to root, then run "make xconfig".  This has been resulting in a  "GLib-GIO:ERROR:gdbusconnection.c:2279:initable_init: assertion failed: (connection->initialization_error == NULL)" error for the last couple of weeks.  The same problem occurs with "make menuconfig".
Comment 1 Rafał Mużyło 2011-05-02 00:25:21 UTC
While I can't quite divine which terminal you're talking about (though I suspect gnome-terminal), if it works with 'su -', it's INVALID.
Comment 2 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2011-05-06 17:02:30 UTC
Yes, please retry with "su -"