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Re: olvwm locks up ...

On Thu, 2 Apr 1998, Nathan E Norman wrote:

: Hello,
: On a brand new install, Debian 2.0, using install disks from 29 Mar98.
: Machine has an S3 Trio 64/V+ ... I'm using the SVGA xserver, olvwm WM,
: and xdm.
: If any user tries to login via xdm, you get as far as the desktop, with
: two windows open (an xterm, and the virtual desktop window).  There's an
: xconsole icon at the bottom.
: However, after that things are screwed pretty good.  No mouse pointer,
: no keyboard ... ctrl-bkspc doesn't work, ctrl-alt-f[1-6] doesn't work
: ... even numlock doesn't work!  It seems to be locked up solid.
: So ... what do I do now?  I don't know how to troubleshoot this if I
: can't get back to a VC.
: If I've left out info, please ask.  I'm fairly new to X ... I'm fairly
: confident in my install abilities as far as the rest of the system.

Blah ... people who reply to their own posts are weird :)  Anyway,
here's some more info that I forgot to add.

As long as the xdm login screen is up, all is well.  However, once I
reach this "locked up" state, the machine goes down hard ... I can't
even ping it!

Also, this thing has PII, 266 processor (2 of them, but no SMP kernel
yet), and 320 MB RAM.


Nathan Norman
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