GNOME 2.0 Desktop for the Solaris Operating Environment Troubleshooting Guide

2.2 Startup Error Messages


Where do I look for error messages if startup fails? 


The following files contain messages that might be helpful in diagnosing incorrect permissions, missing files and other problems.  




To enable logging of more detailed information, edit ~/.dtprofile and remove the dtstart_sessionlogfile=/dev/null line.

The session logs are placed in the following location:  


An alternative solution is to run gnome-session from a failsafe session, and read any error messages that appear.