[linux-elitists] Does GNOME die?

Patrik Wallstrom pawal@blipp.com
Sat Jan 10 01:37:20 PST 2004

On Fri, 09 Jan 2004, Jim Richardson wrote:

> 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. 

Maybe you have run into the priority problem?

There has been some cases when XFree86 dies horribly when using
priority -10 on the process, using 2.6.0. Maybe a change to 0 can fix

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