KDE refuses new processes when network goes away

Colin Percival cperciva at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 30 01:25:34 PST 2005

Par Leijonhufvud wrote:
> When I start it up with network up everything is fine, but if the
> network dies (we have a slightly dodgy ADSL, which periodically plays
> yo-yo) it will refuse to open new processes or windows.
> Is it (likely to be) a KDE, xopen or freebsd problem?

Is your /etc/hosts correct?  I've seen this happen when the local
hostname (i.e., the output of `hostname`) cannot be resolved.

Colin Percival

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