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Old 08-14-2017, 10:03 AM   #1
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Downgrade!


Hi, I am going to remove LEAP 42.3.

It has introduced screen problems and now has started crashing when I attempt to print out a file I've printed out many times before.

My intention is to simply do a full install of 42.2.

Is that a proper way to restore 42.2 or would it lead to further problems?

Regards

Chris
 
Old 08-14-2017, 11:58 AM   #2
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Fresh install is fresh install, why would it lead to any problems? If it worked for you before, it will work for you again. Back up your data and do it.
 
Old 08-14-2017, 01:11 PM   #3
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Thank you dejank. Like all questions, they're all easy when you know the answer :-)
 
Old 08-14-2017, 01:19 PM   #4
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Hehe, true. Have fun
 
Old 08-14-2017, 04:19 PM   #5
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:-)
 
Old 08-15-2017, 03:09 AM   #6
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The problem is that 42.2 will be out of support in the not too distant future. You may be better off telling us details of your problems so you can get help to sort them.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 07:29 AM   #7
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'LEAP 42.3 screen refresh problem' elsewhere here and bugzilla report 1051867 testify to efforts being made and shared.

Experiments continue.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 07:36 AM   #8
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'LEAP 42.3 screen refresh problem' elsewhere here and bugzilla report 1051867 testify to efforts being made and shared.

Experiments continue.
Yes,sorry. I saw that after I posted here. Your problem sounds like a graphics problem but unless your graphics card is nvidia I'm not much help.
Have you tried the opensuse forum? Not to detract from the great help available here but it is specialist and they have some plasma5/kde gurus there.

It's of no consolation to you but I've been using 42.3 since late alpha release and have no major problems with it.
 
Old 08-16-2017, 06:43 AM   #9
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Hi Petelq,

Well, via bugzilla, the problem has been eradicated.

I deleted the drm-kmp-default and the problem has not been seen since. I don't know what drm-kmp-default is!

It lightened my load by over 400Mb so it must have been doing something other than messing up my screen.

I have now also upgraded the kernel to 4.13.

All good, don't have to go back to 42.2 any more.

Closing this thread.

Thanks all.
 
Old 08-18-2017, 12:50 AM   #10
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I don't know what drm-kmp-default is!
graphic card drivers that uses DRI for displaying what they have to display, you, meanwhile a bit older intel graphic, works better without this and using the 'classical' approach of showing stuff on the screen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_Rendering_Manager
 
Old 08-18-2017, 02:39 AM   #11
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Thanks a4z. :-)
 
  


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