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Date:      Thu, 15 Jan 2009 06:56:13 +1300
From:      Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
To:        Ewald Jenisch <a@jenisch.at>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Slow startup of Gnome - error from "gnome-keyring-daemon"
Message-ID:  <20090114175613.GC88068@osiris.chen.org.nz>
In-Reply-To: <20090114154859.GA4425@aurora.oekb.co.at>
References:  <20090114154859.GA4425@aurora.oekb.co.at>

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On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 04:48:59PM +0100, Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> After installing a new system with 7.1 from scratch, upgrading
> kernel/system as well as ports to the current version I configured
> X-win (X -configure) and finally fired up gnome.
> 
> First of all, Gnome takes a LOT of time to get up - it takes almost 5
> minutes (!) till I get the icons for "Computer", "Trash" and the icon
> for my "home" folder displayed.
> 
> In /var/log/messages I see tons of the following messages:
> 
> Jan 14 16:44:17 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: error connecting to D-BUS system bus: Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory
> Jan 14 16:44:17 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: Scheduling hal init retry
> Jan 14 16:44:47 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: error connecting to D-BUS system bus: Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory
> Jan 14 16:44:47 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: Scheduling hal init retry
> Jan 14 16:45:17 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: error connecting to D-BUS system bus: Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory
> Jan 14 16:45:17 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: Scheduling hal init retry
> Jan 14 16:45:47 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: error connecting to D-BUS system bus: Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory
> Jan 14 16:45:47 mybox gnome-keyring-daemon[977]: Scheduling hal init retry

The obvious question is:
    Have you got hald running?

Make sure your /etc/rc.conf has:
    gnome_enable="YES"

-- 
Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
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