gnome-shell killed by SIGSEGV - Execution of main.js threw exception: Script main terminated with an uncatchable exception

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  • gnome-shell killed by SIGSEGV

    # abrt-cli list --since 1604892202
    id 9edb177c3072e68cc202942d0338bce0fa750f5f
    reason:         gnome-shell killed by SIGSEGV
    time:           Thu 12 Nov 2020 11:28:17 AM IST
    cmdline:        /usr/bin/gnome-shell
    package:        gnome-shell-3.28.3-31.el7
    uid:            1000 (testadmin)
    count:          2
    Directory:      /var/spool/abrt/ccpp-2020-11-12-11:28:17-31393
    Run 'abrt-cli report /var/spool/abrt/ccpp-2020-11-12-11:28:17-31393' for creating a case in Red Hat Customer Portal
  • Getting a black screen with a cursor when connecting to the RHEL7.9 system via VNC after a recent errata RHBA-2020:5048 update.

  • Gnome desktop failed to start after yum update to RHEL7.9


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9
  • gnome-shell-3.28.3-31.el7

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