[maemo-users] Desktop icons disappeared after reboot

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Tue Aug 31 18:51:11 EEST 2010

ext Christoph Eckert wrote:
> I'm running PR 1.2 on my N900. I'm mainly using it as a mapping device.
> Yesterday I replaced the battery. After the reboot, all desktop icons 
> (shortcuts, widgets) have disappeard except for some bookmarks I saved on the 
> desktop. Further, I now cannot add any desktop icons. When I'm in editing mode 
> and klick on the desktop menu, nothing happens. Additional reboots didn't cure 
> the problem.
 > additional info: The battery drains, as the following application is
 > constantly eating 96% of my CPU and 11.4% of my memory:
 > /usr/bin/hildon-home

To me this sounds like hildon-home gets completely non-responsive after
it has (mostly) started up.  Or do the bookmarks on Home still work?

 > Pretty interesting.

One possibility is a bad applet.  If you just kill -9 hildon-home, it
should skip all 3rd party applets on startup.

	- Eero
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