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Re: [SLE] xfree update, nvidia 2313 and mozilla 0.9.6
  • From: Ben Rosenberg <ben@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2001 12:39:06 -0800
  • Message-id: <20011208203906.GB19810@xxxxxxxxx>
* Anders Johansson (andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [011208 10:31]:
->I just suffered a major X crash with 4.1.0-85. Running k_deflt-2.4.16-5 from
->mantel/next/RPM, kde 2.2.2/qt 2.3.2 (latest packages from on
->suse 7.3. I was running kmail, konqueror and xmms at the time. Just when a
->song had ended (No Doubt - Just a girl, if that's relevant :) everything
->froze except the mouse cursor. I was able to ssh in from my server, and top
->showed the X process at 99.5-99.8%cpu and 16%memory. strace -p<X process>
->showed an endless loop of SIGALRM (Mask is now []) sigreturn(). When I killed
->the X process, which usually works when this happens, the whole machine died,
->and wouldn't even respond to ping, forcing a reboot.

This happened to me a couple days ago..I reverted back to the Oct 1st
XFree 4.1.0 RPMs..and all was well. Something has been ..ummm.. broken
with the last 2 builds of X 4.1.0. I'm not sure why they are building
new ones when the Oct 1st builds rock. *shrug*

Ben Rosenberg mailto:ben@xxxxxxxxx
"Technological progress is like an axe in the
hands of a pathological criminal" -AE

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