well some kind of screwed up stateful information must be hanging around since I'm clearly not running another Window MAnager
vo359@punkass ~ $ gnome-session &
vo359@punkass ~ $ SESSION_MANAGER=local/punkass.crc32.dyndns.org:/tmp/.ICE-unix/7193
Gnome-Message: gnome_execute_async_with_env_fds: returning -1
The program 'gnome-session' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
(Details: serial 528 error_code 8 request_code 72 minor_code 0)
(Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
it all worked before. then poof