Hello, On šeštadienis 07 Rugpjūtis 2010 04:50:23 Tim Folger wrote: > On Friday, August 06, 2010 3:00:07 pm you wrote: > > Hello, > > > > On penktadienis 06 Rugpjūtis 2010 22:23:53 Tim Folger wrote: > > > On Friday, August 06, 2010 10:32:13 am you wrote: > > > > Hello, > > > > > > > > On ketvirtadienis 05 Rugpjūtis 2010 20:16:57 Tim Folger wrote: > > > > > I just installed debian unstable with kde 4.4.5 on a new hp > > > > > desktop. Everything is working fine except when I try to logout or > > > > > shutdown by right clicking on the desktop. No matter which option > > > > > I > > > > > choose--logout, shutdown, or restart--the screen goes black and > > > > > nothing happens. I'm forced to do a hard shutdown or use > > > > > alt-SysRq-B to reboot. I can reboot or shutdown using the command > > > > > line when logged into kde. Is anyone else having this problem? Any > > > > > ideas how to solve it? > > > > > > > > Install kde-standard (or hal that it depends on). > > > > > > Both hal and kde-standard are already installed. I've also tried > > > running dpkg- reconfigure kdm, but the problem remains. > > > > What happens if you execute: > > > > $ qdbus org.kde.ksmserver /KSMServer logout 0 0 0 > > > > ? > > Well, I just discovered something interesting. I have three different > kernels installed: 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem; 2.6.32-5-686; and > 2.6.32-trunk-686. When I boot into kde with the trunk kernel, shutdown and > logout with kdm works fine; when I boot into kde with the other two > kernels I get a black screen and have to do a hard shutdown (or use > alt-SysRq-b). I installed the bigmem kernel thinking it would be better > for my box, which has 4 gigs of ram, but maybe I should stick with the > trunk kernel. Should I report the bigmem kernel problem as a bug? Please reply on-list, there is nothing private in your mail. Regarding your problem, if it does not work with 2.6.32-5-686 (both flavours, not just bigmem), it's probably a fault of DRM inside the kernel. What's your video card and what driver are you using? Try disabling desktop effects. It's a kernel bug. -- Modestas Vainius <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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