On 6/23/09, Rob Hurle <rob1...@gmail.com> wrote: > Due to some meteorological disasters I've had to replace my 6.1 > FreeBSD system and I've installed 7.2 on the refurbished i386 > computer: > > freebsd [22:03] ~>uname -a > FreeBSD freebsd.connect-a.com.au 7.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE #0: > Fri May 1 08:49:13 UTC 2009 > > My desktop is KDE Version 4.2.2 (not yet sure that this is an > improvement over the previous version). I'm starting to re-install > software using portupgrade (portinstall). I've a few problems with > that, but I'll leave that to another post. The immediate problem is > that I've used portinstall to install gimp (picture processing > software) which I was happily using on the previous version. It > installs OK (after a fearful amount of time) but when I start it, I > get a segmentation fault: > > freebsd [22:07] ~>gimp & >  3696 > freebsd [22:09] ~> >  Segmentation fault gimp > freebsd [22:09] ~> > > If I run as root, there is no problem: > > freebsd [22:09] ~>sudo gimp & >  3700 > freebsd [22:10] ~> >  + Suspended (tty output) sudo gimp > freebsd [22:10] ~>fg > sudo gimp > Password: > > freebsd [22:11] ~> > > It starts OK and I can use it fine. The config file ".gimp-2.6" is > saved in root's home directory. I've tried RTFM, but there is no > information on this problem. Maybe it's due to some library having > the wrong permissions and I should search the system for files with > 544 permissions or something. Does anyone have a clue as to what's > going on, or should I report a bug? Thanks heaps. > > Rob Hurle
Rob, Any chance you're using something like Kerberos, *SQL, LDAP, NIS, or some other remote database to login to your system? Is it all local users, or are they all from remote? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"