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Bug 79877 - Display becomes black when root logs out
Display becomes black when root logs out
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-release-notes-alpha (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ed Bailey
Ed Bailey
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Reported: 2002-12-17 14:10 EST by Ajay Bansal
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-05 14:30:18 EDT
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Description Ajay Bansal 2002-12-17 14:10:37 EST
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Description of problem:
I am using X-term enabled console. Whenever root logs out (default shell bash), 
display becomes black. Machine has to be hard booted to see the console again. 

Machine configuration :

Acer Veriton 7500
Ram 512 MB
Monitor Acer 5100

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. login to root using Xterm console (Command line login and logout work 
perfectly fine. Also normal user login and logout works perfectly fine)
2. logout


Actual Results:  terminal becomes black.

Expected Results:  Login screen should be displayed again.

Additional info:

redhat 7.3 Personal Edition

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