Xorg/Gnome/KDE freeze on latest release
gobbledegeek at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 19:37:48 UTC 2007
PS: This can happen some 10-15 mins into an X session, not always
immediately on login. Suspect applications are firefox 188.8.131.52 and
firefox2.0 and Konqueror. Seems to happen soon after launching any
of these applications.
On 1/18/07, Gobbledegeek <gobbledegeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All
> I've been seeing system freezes on freebsd 6.2 Release and also the
> older RC2. Absolutely No errors reported in logs. Suddenly the mouse
> cursor movement is reduced to a crawl, and the keyboard freezes.
> Mouse-clicks do not launch any applications or switch tasks. I
> cannot switch back to vty1/2/3... or any console and had to resort
> to cold-starting a dozen times to recover from the hangs in the last
> few days, dirtying my filesystem in the process each time.. sometimes
> had to reinstall corrupted kde/xorg packages
> I'm writing this mail from windows, so I do not have the uname and
> Xorg logs with version numbers, but from memory its
> freebsd 6.2 release#3 i386 machine. Xorg release 6.9. KDE version 3.5.4 .
> In case my version number recall is mistaken - Gnome/KDE are the
> versions obtained remotely on the 15th of Jan. I did cvsup and
> buildworld steps today 17th of Jan. The problem has remained since
> RC2. I did not have X during RC1, so I don't know if it was
> present in that release.
> This is on an athlon64 cpu soc 754 with nforce3 250gb chipset with
> Radeon 7500. DRI is loading correctly on startup. No hangs on
> windoz, so its not a hardware issue. Unless its got to do with
> freebsd drivers for usb wireless (iBall) keyb/mouse. But the system
> never hangs if I don't load X/Gnome/KDE. Sound/Artsd seems to work
> I see this on both regular 4.4BSd and ULE scheduler based kernels
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