Re: Taskmanager widget crashes X
On Wednesday 14 October 2009, jedd wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I'm also using closed-source custom-compiled (or linked) nVidia
> drivers on my 2.6.30 kernel (also custom-compiled) with almost
> solely unstable (a couple of experimental packages).
> I've seen X being far more stable than previously - say in the past
> two or three months, I've had very few crashes, perhaps two. Prior
> to that I was seeing a lot more, not sure if that was X, KDE 4.2 or
> a combination.
> Given you're using a panel on the top of the screen, which is
> likely not where most people run it, would you be able to try it
> at the bottom edge of the screen for a while and see if the problem
I'm using panels at both edges. Pager and Taskmanager at the top edge,
K menu, system tray etc. at the bottom.
> I'm using NVIDIA-Linux-x86-185.18.36-pkg1.run - I'm guessing
> you're on that version too?
Ah, yes, I'm using an older version (180.44-2) of the nvidia driver and
kernel 2.6.29. When I last tried, a few months ago, more recent
combinations of driver and kernel resulted in "drop outs", very short
flickering to a black screen. I'll have to try the current kernel with