On Thu, 9 Dec 2004 08:44:27 -0600, Chris Adams <cmadams(a)hiwaay.net> wrote:
Once upon a time, Dave Jones <davej(a)redhat.com> said:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 10:11:47PM -0300, Alexandre Strube wrote:
> > Is this related with logging out from gnome and, when the gdm screen
> > should appear, the computer locks up hard? This is happening with latest
> > kernels. I don't know what to do anymore.
> We've spotted that happening for a while with the RHEL4 kernel.
> It's started happening since we switched off the 4g/4g patch for some
> reason. This one really needs solving before the current updates-testing
> kernel can be pushed as an update as it seems to affect quite a few
Hmm, my father's computer does this (hard lock on GNOME logout) in FC2.
He can shut down or reboot, and X exits fine; he just can't log out (so
he has to reboot if he wants to log out and back in for some reason). I
haven't had a change to diagnose it (and I definately didn't think about
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I don't see this behaviour on any of my Athlon machines running via
chipset motherboards. I do see it at work on a Dell Dimension 4550.
My solution at work has been to use the SMP kernel. I worked on this
by hand and found that the problem didn't happen if I had APIC enabled
in the kernel. Not sure if this is the same problem, but it is
definitely the same symptom.