sometimes sighup needed for gnome-shell

Gianluca Cecchi gianluca.cecchi at
Tue Nov 22 11:00:23 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Alon Levy wrote:
> I think I have the same problem here, I've followed it once, gdbing the
> server, it was in select, so maybe I'll try to do it again and do the
> 'print AllClients' - for me reproducing is 100% by doing a chvt /
> suspend and resume. To get back to work (i.e.  workaround) I chvt to
> some console, do "killall -9 gnome-shell; sleep 5; DISPLAY=:0.0
> gnome-shell" and quickly change back. Recently gnome-shell started to
> get unstuck occasionally if I wait about 10-20 seconds, but I'm not
> always that patient.

So I opened this bugzilla

I took the time to report your comments, Adam and Alon, making copy-paste.
Feel free to change if I was not right.

In the mean time I have updated xorg-x11-drv-intel to 2.17.0-1 as it
was proposed as an update.
Possibly it could be a con-cause of the problem....

PS: I'm going to open a new thread regarding better/advised approach
related to computers with socalled Optimus technology from Nvidia


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