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Re: White screen appears with new password check under X - Solved: it was i3lock

On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 05:59:19PM +0200, Bzzzz wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:14:09 -1000
> Joel Roth <joelz@pobox.com> wrote:
> > Occasionally (for example after unplugging the power and
> > ethernet cable) I will get a completely white screen. As I
> > type, a colored circle appears in the middle.
> As far as a young girl with long dark soaked hair 
> doesn't try to get out your monitor at the same time,
> it stays harmless ;-) 

Yeah, that and the James Bond theme. :-)
> When this happens, make CTRL-ALT-F2 (or another Fn if
> you logged in in TTY2) to get a real console, type:
> ps auxf >LOG.LOG, return to graphic (CTRL-Fn with n
> depending on how much real console+1 are set in inittab,
> usually 7) and join this log file here, so we'll see
> what's really going on.

Nice, I learned new arguments for ps.  I usually type
ps ax.

It was i3, specifically, i3lock.


> -- 
> * Lactor sees himself as a hermit in his cave at the edge of Tibet
> * Givre too, but with wifi

Joel Roth

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