starting xfce4 reboots machine
gobble.wa at gmail.com
Thu May 31 06:43:12 UTC 2012
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Waitman Gobble <gobble.wa at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Waitman Gobble <gobble.wa at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, 27 May 2012, Waitman Gobble wrote:
>>>> I've been running FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT for some months, last time i
>>>> the system was April 20th. I've rebooted my machine many times and
>>>> X and Xfce4 without any trouble, however today I'm out of town on the
>>>> and when I startx my machine reboots. If I log in as root and startx i
>>>> run xorg without xfce4. but if i try startxfce4 the machine reboots. If
>>>> try to startx without xfce4 from my non-root account it locks up.
>>>> It's pretty quick and nothing I can see in the logs...
>>>> Anyone have any ideas about troubleshooting??? It seems like it's out of
>>>> the blue with no changes to the system that I recall. :)
>>> First, make sure you have cairo-1.10 instead of 1.12. After that, run
>>> pkg_libchk from sysutils/bsdadminscripts. Rebuild anything that says it is
>>> missing libxfce4-utils.
>>> After that, well, I still see some unsteadiness from xfce-4.10. There's
>>> a long delay on start, like a DNS timeout (but I have working DNS).
>>> Switching to console works, switching back usually does not, rebooting the
>>> machine. Leaving X and starting again reboots the machine. These last two
>>> could be due to the recent X upgrade, except I'm pretty sure they did not
>>> happen until xfce-4.10.
>> thanks. i'll check it out..
> spending some time troubleshooting this. it's a weird harold, the machine
> runs fine for days doing various things (but if i want X i have to log in
> as root first and startx, otherwise instant reboot). I've noticed that if i
> do a pkg_add the thing reboots, if i run SciTe editor it reboots. like snap
> of a finger instantly.
> I can do pkg_delete, i deleted cairo (but it claimed to be 1.10). i'll
> have to re-add somehow, might have to build from source if it won't stop
> rebooting :)
> i'll try the pkg_libchk
this is kind of strange, ls -l /usr/local/lib | grep cairo - what's up with
the zero-byte files.. i did do a pkg_delete but didn't expect to see this.
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-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-gobject.la
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-gobject.so ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-gobject.so.2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-script-interpreter.a
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-script-interpreter.la
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-script-interpreter.so ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo-script-interpreter.so.2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo.a
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo.la
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo.so ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 0 May 30 23:16 libcairo.so.2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 75894 Mar 5 06:32 libpangocairo-1.0.a
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 1705 Mar 5 06:32 libpangocairo-1.0.la
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 22 Mar 5 06:32 libpangocairo-1.0.so -> libpangocairo-1.0.so.0
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 53539 Mar 5 06:32 libpangocairo-1.0.so.0
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