Re: problem with modern desktops on Buster [RESOLVED]
I've been back in Plasma 5 for a couple of days now. I think it was a
kernel update that did the trick.
On 2018-08-06 03:03 PM, Gary Dale wrote:
When I rebooted my computer (AMD64/Buster) yesterday, I couldn't get
Plasma to operate. After logging with sddm, the computer locked up
hard (wouldn't respond to SysRq or Ctl-Alt-Del) before the desktop
I switched to Gnome which seems to work a little better but I was
still getting lockups. I tried Gnome over Xorg in case it was a
Wayland problem but that also seemed to have problems. It crashed
overnight and left me with some panic text on the screen and the
computer was locked up. I couldn't get much beyond the initial desktop
display when I restarted.
I've been using Gnome Flashback (Metacity) for about 5 hours now,
including a couple periods when the screen saver / lock kicked in, and
it seems OK.
I'm not even sure where to report this problem since I can't identify
a specific package that is causing it. However since Gnome Flashback
seems to be working, I'd guess that it is in the flashier desktop