FreeBSD and Xorg: session ending ends up in locked up Xorg
derek at computinginnovations.com
Sun Jun 15 21:53:10 UTC 2008
At 10:46 AM 6/15/2008, O. Hartmann wrote:
>I have a strange problem on one of my FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE boxes.
>The machine is a FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE/AMD64 box, most recently built-world.
>Whenever I logout from a local X11 session (using Xorg, most recent, and
>Windowmaker, also most recent, all X stuff recently rebuilt), Xorg eats up
>100% CPU time and I never get back to the login box offered by xdm (xdm is
>driven by /etc/ttys as recommended). Instead I see a weird unresponsive
>screen with blinking, weird coloured block-graphics and letters, in most
>cases the same pattern, but this changes. Logging in from another box and
>killing Xorg gives back the expected login box from xdm.
>I have no glue what's going on here. My graphics board is a nVidia driven
>GF8600GTS and it worked well a couple of weeks ago. I rebuild the whole X
>stuff incl. all the dependencies because I thought it could have something
>to do with miscompiled or outdated ports - but thta isn't obviously the fact.
>Does anyone see this on his box also?
There have been reports of 100% CPU with some graphics drivers,
specifically nvidia's with Xorg. I would check that you have the correct
and latest driver for your specific video chip.
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