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Re: unstable upgrade breaks all kde3.1 apps

* Sebastian Bunka schrieb am 03.03.03 um 15:55 Uhr:
> Hi all,
> I've got my first serious problem since many years that I cannot track down.
> I'm running "unstable", so this can happen :-)
> Today (03/03/2003) I did an apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and more than 
> 100 packages were upgraded. meanwhile (I'm running kde3.1) the window
> manager was dead, the hd was spinning. I killed X and kdm started to launch
> but never came to life, kdm_greeter eats more than 100 MB memory and more
> than 60% CPU, so I shut down kdm and tried startx with kde3 with the same
> problem, and with icewm also. Only with wmaker it works. Most stuff works
> like mozilla xterm, rxvt, lynx, gtk-applications, only any kde app eats
> memory and cpu and never appears (for instancce kcalc > 100 MB virtual mem,
> and > 65% cpu).
> So anyone has a similar problem? Any idea to track this down (library
> problem?)?
> I've tried to run "nice -n 10 kcalc > xxxfile 2>&1" and only found thousands
> of lines where the app is loading every font file ... What the hell is this,
> other apps doesn't do that. I did dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 but this
> did not help.

This is an FAQ now....

Make sure libfontconfig1 and fontconfig are installed. As root run
fc-cache then.


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