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Re: XFBDev problem

Derek Homeier wrote:

> I just managed to clear 200MB of disk space for the build and reinstall from
> source. Same symptoms so far, but then I did some more experimenting and it
> turned out that it rather seems to be an application-specific problem:
> Under Window Maker, XF4 crashes frequently. Same w/ gnome and any wm.
> AfterStep, Blackbox and Enlightenment by themselves are stable, FVWM and
> Sawmill probably as well.
> Furthermore, the crashes under wmaker seem actually to be caused by one of
> the dockable applets. I've shut off wmload, wmcpu and friends, and currently
> three X sessions are running on my Lombard (as, e and wmaker), for 1-5
> hours now including some heavy use of mtvp and GL animations.
> I'll try to single out the culprit among the wmaker applets, maybe a
> recompile of the app will fix it.

That'd be nice, however the X server crashing is always an X server bug, it
may just be that only one (few) specific app(s) trigger(s) the bug.


Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)  \  CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \   member of XFree86 and The DRI Project

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