Oracle Linux 5: GConf Errors: "Failed to contact configuration server"
(Doc ID 2659336.1)
Last updated on JUNE 08, 2021
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Error message displayed while logged into GUI:
"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://www.gnome.org/projects/gconf/ for information. (Details - 1: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-root/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory 2: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-root/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory)"
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