RE: Etch freezes after dist-upgrade
--- K H <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> Datum: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 12:23:22 +0100 (CET)
> Von: K H <email@example.com>
> Betreff: RE: Etch freezes after dist-upgrade
> An: Giacomo Montagner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I have some strange problems for about two days now
> well. First I got a system freeze a day after an
> upgrade. I had to brute force restart the system.
> led to a file system corruption which fsck couldn't
> automatically repare so I had to rebuild the tree on
> my root partition, ReiserFS, manually. After that
> system started only to bring me to the XFCE freezing
> the whole system on start. As root I can start XFCE
> normally but as a normal user the whole system
> - Ctrl-Alt-Fx doesn't work as well!! I had no time
> mess with it, and was pretty pissed after everything
> that already happened, so I purged Xfce and
> Fluxbox in order to get a working desktop.
> I hope this is only a problem on my machine, not
> problem...not now, sooooo close to release!!! Maybe
> SwSusp cycles screwed up the FS and then after
> permissions got screwed up.
> --- Giacomo Montagner <email@example.com> schrieb:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm running Debian Etch on a Toshiba Satellite
> > I had no issues
> > for several months until yesterday.
> > After I did an
> > apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade
> > something apparently went wrong and the system
> > started to freeze
> > completely after a few minutes, each time I had to
> > restart it by
> > brute force.
> > I removed all ipw3945* packages, which gave me
> > problems in the past,
> > but some problems still remain:
> > applet does not
> > display icon any more on the panel (but seem to be
> > running, according
> > to a ps -ef), and sometimes I have to kill
> > gnome-screensaver in order to
> > regain access to X.
> > Anyone has got an idea on what may be going on, or
> > has the same
> > problem?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Giacomo
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