2550 Failing on X

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Sat Nov 23 15:17:00 CST 2002

>     We have a 2550 currently running RH 7.2, which has had some major
> problems with regards to X. The machine seems to work fine in a shell type
> mode, however whenever I bring up X via startx, the machine reboots itself
> with no evident error message of any kind a few minutes after the Desktop
> loads. Has anyone else seen this?

I haven't seen anyone else reply, so here goes.
There *is* a known bug in XFree86 code that shipped with RH 7.2.  
Upgrading to the latest XFree86 errata should take care of that.  I 
haven't seen that bug cause reboots, just hangs while under I/O load when 
the X screensaver kicks in.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer, Architect
Dell Linux Solutions www.dell.com/linux
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