Re: X Freezes (again)

Subject: Re: X Freezes (again)
From: Daniel P. Hembree (
Date: Sat Sep 04 1999 - 10:27:48 MDT

What sort of error messages did you get from the "crash". Was it a
kernel panic? A freeze?

>Here's an update to the old freezing problem I emailed the list about a
>few days ago.
>I successfully switched to WindowMaker (after getting rid of an extra
>comma in WMRootMenu) and was very happy. Everything went well until
>tonight, when I experienced two crashes within minutes of each other.
>Both occurred while in X, though one was in Xpmac and the other in
>At this point, I can only think of the following causes:
>Hostile DOS attack.
>Kernel problems (I'm using a 2.2.6 kernel I downloaded a while back.)
>GTK+ or GNOME problems
>Driver problems
>I'm going to recompile 2.2.7 and then try leaving my machine in text mode
>for a long while (a week or two) to see if the problem is truly one
>involving X windows or if I just spend too much time in wmaker.
>What other things should I check? I have ruled out hardware problems
>because the MacOS never froze on me. I'd like to provide more info, but I
>don't know what to give.
>-Ben Karas

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