[linux-elitists] Does GNOME die?

Sean Neakums sneakums@teh.entar.net
Fri Jan 9 14:18:51 PST 2004

Jim Richardson <warlock@eskimo.com> writes:

> Anyone have a problem with, or know of a problem with, GNOME killing X,
> with no warning, just *bam* there you are staring at the console and
> wondering wtf happened?
> I have had it happen twice in the last 24 hours. Very annoying. No idea
> what caused it, kdm restarted normally, and I could log right back in,
> if I'd been using rxvt's with screen, I wouldn't have lost any data at
> all, but with the screen+Gnome-terminal problem, and my attempt to be as
> "Gnomish" as possible for this time, I lost some.
> I am running Kernel 2.6.0, with XFree4.2, and GNOME whatever, actually,
> GNOME and XFree are bone stock current Sid, as is virtually everything
> else bar the kernel.

kdm's equivalent of ~/.xsession-errors may contain useful information.
Also worth checking might be /var/log/XFree86.0.log, before the server
is restarted.

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