Re: X server terminating unexpectedly
On Sat, Apr 13, 2002 at 04:20:26PM +0200, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-04-13 at 01:09, Thomas Peri wrote:
> > When I forget to log out, and leave my computer alone for a few hours,
> > my session has often been ended by the time I return. Is this a feature
> > or a bug?
> Most definitely a bug.
> > I find the following two messages both in syslog and daemon.log:
> > Apr 12 15:35:15 beastie kdm: Server for display :0 terminated
> > unexpectedly
> > Apr 12 15:35:18 beastie kdm: session start failed
> > Nothing before or after these two lines seems to be related, as it's
> > always something different before or after (usually cron or ntpd stuff),
> > and it's usually at least ten or fifteen minutes apart from these lines.
> > How can I try to track down what's causing this?
This happens to me where I have the wrong XF86Config-4 file for
the card. There is nothing in the logs. Check the XF86Config-4
> Start X with startx or xinit and see if you can reproduce a crash.
> Earthling Michel D?nzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
> XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast
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