compiz + FC7 + nVIDIA binary + logout/or/turncompizoff = freeze

peter kostov fedora at
Wed Jun 20 20:11:44 UTC 2007

spmirowski wrote:
> Hello,
> Problem: Logging out of X with compiz running or turning or I turn it 
> off, causes computer to lockup.  X wall paper remains, keyboard 
> doesn't respond.  I end up hard rebooting.  If compiz isn't running, 
> logging in and out of X works just fine
> Software: FC7, nVIDIA binary drivers 100.14.09, kernels 
> 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 and 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.
> Hardware: GeForce 5900 Ultra AGP video card, Asus P4C800-E mobo
> Additional info:  computer boots @ init 3.  I have had the problem 
> since Fedora was installed a week ago.  Updates haven't helped.  
> Didn't have this problem with FC6 and 9755 binary drivers.
> Stephen Mirowski
Hi Stephen,
I had the same problem here, but solved it following that article:

Hope it helps!


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