Re: X server or window manager dies when changing virtual terminals.
On Mon, 13 Oct 1997, R Chris Ross wrote:
> I have been having a problem that has now gotten really bad with the
> new Netscape 4.03. When I am using X and change to one of the other
> virtual terminals then come back to X the server shuts down and I end
> up back at the xdm prompt. It is almost guaranteed to happen with
> Netscape 4.03 and sometimes with tkmail. It is rare if there are
> only xterm or rxvt sessions running. Any ideas would be great.
> Thanks for the help.
Have you looked to see what's in .xsession-errors after this problem
happens? Don't log back in via xdm, as that would zero it out; switch to
a text console, log in, and copy the .xsession-errors file to some other
name so that it won't be overwritten next time you log on via xdm.
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