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Old 11-09-2008, 05:11 AM   #1
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lxde/openbox restarts computer

Using sidux linux with xfce4.

Installed the great lxde X11 window manager yesterday. Very fast and small footprint on memory.

However,From time to time (randomly) the computer restarts. I thought this might be lxde but then managed to drill down to the fact that the restarts occured when using openbox (the WM in lxde). Fluxbox also causes restarts.

If I go back to xfce everything is fine (bar xterm app errors - see below - lxterminal is fine though)

I managed to grab this error before one of the restarts...but it is related to xterm which doesnt work properly in xfce either!

Message from syslogd@office at Nov  9 01:34:22 ...
 kernel:page:c10c7840 flags:0x400000d8 mapping:00000000 mapcount:0 count:0
Message from syslogd@office at Nov  9 01:34:22 ...
 kernel:Bad page state in process 'xterm'

Message from syslogd@office at Nov  9 01:34:22 ...
 kernel:Trying to fix it up, but a reboot is needed

Message from syslogd@office at Nov  9 01:34:22 ...
Any ideas..?

Package info for xfce4, openbox and lxde:
Package: xfce4
Versions: (/var/lib/apt/lists/ (/var/lib/dpkg/status)
Description Language:
File: /var/lib/apt/lists/
MD5: d860d94901ac50336ad5fbd61942e56f

Reverse Depends:
Dependencies: - gtk2-engines-xfce (2 2.4.2) thunar (2 0.8.0) xfce4-icon-theme (2 4.4.2) xfce4-mcs-plugins (2 4.4.2) xfce4-panel (2 4.4.2) xfce4-session (2 4.4.2) xfce4-utils (2 4.4.2) xfdesktop4 (2 4.4.2) xfwm4 (2 4.4.2) desktop-base (0 (null)) orage (0 (null)) xfce4-mixer (0 (null)) xfce4-terminal (0 (null)) xfprint4 (0 (null)) xorg (0 (null)) xfce4-dev (3 4.0.0+cvs.20030421) xfce4-themes (1 4.0.0+cvs.20030301-1)
Provides: -
Reverse Provides:

Package: lxde
Versions: (/var/lib/apt/lists/ (/var/lib/dpkg/status)
Description Language:
File: /var/lib/apt/lists/
MD5: b3b59427ad4eb34c2b8f98763096497e

Reverse Depends:
Dependencies: - lxde-core (2 lxappearance (2 0.2) gpicview (2 0.1.9) leafpad (0 (null)) xarchiver (0 (null)) lxrandr (0 (null)) obconf (0 (null)) lxterminal (0 (null)) lxlauncher (0 (null)) lxtask (0 (null)) gdm (0 (null)) hal (0 (null))
Provides: -
Reverse Provides:

Package: openbox
Versions: (/var/lib/apt/lists/ (/var/lib/dpkg/status)
Description Language:
File: /var/lib/apt/lists/
MD5: 12f6611cd8d0c6dafb8a5f41eab965a8

Reverse Depends:
openbox-themes,openbox 3.0
Dependencies: - libc6 (2 2.7-1) libfontconfig1 (2 2.4.0) libfreetype6 (2 2.3.5) libglib2.0-0 (2 2.12.0) libice6 (2 1:1.0.0) libobparser21 (0 (null)) libobrender21 (0 (null)) libpango1.0-0 (2 1.20.3) libsm6 (0 (null)) libstartup-notification0 (2 0.8-1) libx11-6 (0 (null)) libxau6 (0 (null)) libxext6 (0 (null)) libxft2 (4 2.1.1) libxinerama1 (0 (null)) libxml2 (2 2.6.27) libxrandr2 (0 (null)) libxrender1 (0 (null)) zlib1g (2 1:1.1.4) obconf (0 (null)) menu (0 (null)) ttf-dejavu (0 (null)) python (0 (null)) libxml2-dev (0 (null)) openbox-themes (0 (null)) menu (3 2.1.12)
Provides: - x-window-manager x-session-manager
Reverse Provides:

Using sidux v2008-03 with PCI devices:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661FX/M661FX/M661MX Host (rev 11)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS AGP Port (virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge)
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS964 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 36)
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev 01)
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 90)
00:05.0 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] RAID bus controller 180 SATA/PATA [SiS] (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661/741/760 PCI/AGP or 662/761Gx PCIE VGA Display Adapter

Last edited by keratos; 11-09-2008 at 05:13 AM.


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