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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
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

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)"

 

   

Changes

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Cause

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