Bug 64687 - X crashes when logging off/shutting down or switching consoles
X crashes when logging off/shutting down or switching consoles
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-05-09 13:12 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-13 14:25:09 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-09 13:12:38 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
When switching consoles or logging off from X windows system the PC completely 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Always (Almost)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Redhat 7.2 on an Abit bp6 motherboard with two Pentium Celeron 466
(66) Mhz processors and a Creative 3D Blaster Savage4 graphics card (AGP, 32 MB 
2. Start X by typing startx at the prompt
3. Shut the system down/ log off/ reboot/ switch to another console

Actual Results:  A blank screen appears.

Expected Results:  A promt should appear or the system should reboot or 

Additional info:

I have already tried every possible combination of savage driver and generic 
svga driver with XFree version 4.1.0, 4.2.0 and with classic XFree (version 
3.3.6). Always the same results.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-05-13 05:49:54 EDT
Everything seems to work just fine under RedHat 6.2.
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-05-13 14:25:03 EDT
Upgrade your XFree86 with up2date to release 4.1.0-15, and then run:

Xconfigurator --preferxf4

Does the updated X fix this problem for you?
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2002-06-19 13:59:01 EDT
Closing bug as ERRATA assuming that it worked due to no response.

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