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Old 03-26-2009, 12:04 PM   #1
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after update kde crashes

I was running slackware-current from my install saved on hda3 changelog on it is up to date as of mar 16. it apears here's the updates i got:

Tue Mar 24 14:00:54 CDT 2009
a/etc-12.34567890-noarch-2.tgz: Fix missing :x: for oprofile in /etc/passwd.
ap/a2ps-4.14-i486-2.tgz: Fixed the SlackBuild to correctly apply the psutils
destdir patch so those utilities are included now. Thanks to Fred Emmott.
ap/gphoto2-2.4.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gphoto2-2.4.4.
d/nasm-2.05.01-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to nasm-2.05.01.
kde/kdebase-4.2.1-i486-2.tgz: Rebuilt including the install script that runs
update-desktop-database. Thanks to Fred Emmott for the bug report.
l/lcms-1.18-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to lcms-1.18.
This update fixes security issues discovered in LittleCMS by Chris Evans.
These flaws could cause program crashes (denial of service) or the execution
of arbitrary code as the user of the lcms-linked program.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
l/lesstif-0.95.0-i486-4.tgz: Patched to fix a possible crash in RenderTable.c.
Thanks to Nick Warne for the bug report.
l/libgphoto2-2.4.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libgphoto2-2.4.4.
l/libid3tag-0.15.1b-i486-3.tgz: Added /usr/lib/pkgconfig/id3tag.pc.
Upgraded to thunderbird-
This upgrade fixes some more security bugs.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
Upgraded to seamonkey-1.1.15.
This release fixes some more security vulnerabilities.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
Thu Mar 19 20:35:06 CDT 2009
a/glibc-solibs-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled against headers.
a/glibc-zoneinfo-2.9-noarch-2.tgz: Upgraded to tzdata2009c.
a/kernel-firmware- Upgraded to Linux firmware.
a/kernel-generic- Upgraded to Linux
a/kernel-generic-smp- Upgraded to Linux
a/kernel-huge- Upgraded to Linux
a/kernel-huge-smp- Upgraded to Linux
a/kernel-modules- Upgraded to Linux
a/kernel-modules-smp- Upgraded to Linux
ap/hplip-3.9.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched an issue that could cause high CPU
utilization after switching to a different user.
d/kernel-headers- Upgraded to Linux
k/kernel-source- Upgraded to Linux
l/glibc-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled.
l/glibc-i18n-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Rebuilt.
l/glibc-profile-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled.
l/lesstif-0.95.0-i486-3.tgz: Patched to compile with gcc-4.3.x.
xap/gimp-2.6.6-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gimp-2.6.6.
xap/gimp-help-2-0.8-noarch-1.tgz: Removed. This is out of date, the newer
versions are very large, and using the online help (which is the built-in
default) works fine.
extra/grub/grub-0.97-i486-7.tgz: Patched to fix loading x86-64 Linux kernels.
extra/linux- Updated SMP to no-SMP kernel source patch.
isolinux/initrd.img: Rebuilt with newly compiled kernel modules.
usb-and-pxe-installers/: Rebuilt usbboot.img with newly compiled
kernel modules.

but now I try to log in and kde crashes, i'm logged into fluxbox currently, although it is noticably faster than kde i really like kde, is there any any kde specific logs i could look at? x is obviously fine.
Old 03-26-2009, 12:30 PM   #2
Earl Parker II
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You might try:

less /var/log/debug
less /var/log/dmesg
less /var/log/syslog

for starters.
Old 03-26-2009, 02:12 PM   #3
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Im sorry i feel stupid. the problem turned out to be my disk was full and it couldn't put anything in the tmp directory.
Old 03-26-2009, 02:49 PM   #4
Earl Parker II
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Don't feel stupid- at some point everyone has let a disk get full then wondered what was going on.


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