Re: testers wanted for xfree86 4.1.0-14pre15v3
On Wed, 2002-03-13 at 19:04, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 05:55:18PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > xfree86 (4.1.0-14pre15v3) unstable; urgency=high
> A qualified yes. I upgraded my i386/i810 system at work while X was
> still running, and when I went to restart X the system hung (unpingable,
> no logs anywhere of what went wrong). However, once I rebooted the new
> version ran smoothly for the rest of the day, so if nothing particular
> changed that might affect i810 cards then this incident could probably
> be put down to cosmic rays.
> In my tests, 'apt-get dist-upgrade' from potato no longer wants to
> remove xbase-clients. Thanks!
The same thing happened to me. It hung on the first reboot(first time I
restarted the X server since the upgrade). It was totally dead. I had
to force the reboot. Then when it came back up I told it to kill the x
server from the start. Then I realized that I had made some
modifications by hand to the config files. I went back in a did a
dpkg-reconfigure on the x server. I fixed the problem and then did a
startx. Everything went fine. I thought it was something to do with my
screw up, but if someone else is expierinceing it then perhaps its a bug
of some sort. I can downgrade and try the upgrade again if branden
wants me too. I have the time if anyone has a question.
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