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Old 04-15-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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Angry X is suddenly crashing


Out of nowhere my X is crashing giving me signal 9 (or 11 - can't remember) errors and going back to the command prompt every few hours or so. Now slackware did have a minor XFree86 update through swaret that I updated to. Is this causing it??
 
Old 04-15-2004, 11:49 AM   #2
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http://linuxquestions.org/questions/...hreadid=170466

Read this?
 
Old 04-15-2004, 11:52 AM   #3
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swaret has a bad habit of NOT updating some Library packages........
you might try upgrading your library files manually.............
 
Old 04-15-2004, 11:52 AM   #4
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It appears to be the screensaver. When that comes on, it crashes. I remember I had this same problem before when I updated X through swaret. It was buggy. And I can't even turn it off right now, because when I go to screensavers in GNOME, it plays a preview of the screensaver, and it freaks and crashes just from that.

Any known issue with the latest XFree86 for slack and screensaver?
 
Old 04-15-2004, 12:00 PM   #5
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I found that installing the new xfree packages overwrote some video driver settings, and disabled GLX. So if you have 3rd party drivers eg from Nvidia, log in on runlevel 3 (console) and rerun the installer script. I cant say if this is also true for the ATI driver, but it may well be.
 
Old 04-15-2004, 12:20 PM   #6
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I found that installing the new xfree packages overwrote some video driver settings, and disabled GLX. So if you have 3rd party drivers eg from Nvidia, log in on runlevel 3 (console) and rerun the installer script. I cant say if this is also true for the ATI driver, but it may well be.
Yup. That seemed to fix it. Thanks.
 
  


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