Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 62511
Logging out of KDE 3 causes instant reboot
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:41:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
When logging out of KDE via kicker menu, screen will occasionally go entirely
black and reboot the system without the proper shutdown procedure (it simply
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to KDE 3 session
2. Log out and choose to save session.
3. Machine reboots without prompting or delay.
Actual Results: Machine rebooted.
Expected Results: Should have been returned to console prompt.
No error message whatsoever. Thank goodness for ext3!
Also, a non-root process (like KDE, unless you're using it as root which isn't
recommended) can't reboot the machine. This is either an X or a kernel
problem; can't tell which without being able to reproduce it.
Do you get anything in /var/log/messages when this happens?
By any chance, are you using kdm and kdebase < 3.0.0-0.cvs20020321.1?
If so, it's actually a kdm problem (misinterpreting the log out vs. reboot vs. shutdown
choice in the logout dialog) and can be CLOSED:RAWHIDE.
Unable to find any traces or indications of problem in system logs. No longer
occurs in skipjack-2 installation I am currently running. You can probably
close this one out.