What does "gnome-session[PID]: WARNING: Failed to send buffer" mean?

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  • Why do following warning messages of GNOME appear in /var/log/messages file while stopping a system. How to stop the warning messages appearing ?
<timestamp> <hostname>  gnome-session[PID]; WARNING: Failed to send buffer
<timestamp> <hostname>  gdm-simple-greeter[PID]; WARNING: Failed to send buffer


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1
  • Kernel Version: kernel-2.6.32-131.0.15.el6
  • Related Package Version: gnome-desktop-2.28.2-8.el6

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