[Tonight I did a yum upgrade on a slightly newer intel gfx system, i915G, and
did not have this problem, so...]
Stephen John Smoogen composed on 2015-01-09 09:15 (UTC-0700):
Felix Miata wrote:
> P4 2.8G, no hyperthreading, with i865G video.
> F20 and F21 work normally.
> Kernel 3.19.0-0.rc3.git1.2.fc22.i686+PAE on an i686
> Installing libinput didn't help.
> Chmod 4711 /usr/bin/Xorg didn't help.
I am interested in knowing why it would...
I was throwing darts over my shoulder. :-p
OK first thing I would check is where in the stack is this occuring:
Does startx with twm/fvwm2/simple thing work?
None were installed, so I did another yum upgrade and tried again. No change,
so I installed IceWM, which works, and from its xterm I was able to run Konsole.
If yes then I am expecting it is a KDE item and the kde lists will
needed to figure it out enough to punt back to the general list. EG KDE
doesn't like working with two videos for some reason.
If no then it is an X thing and hopefully the X people can help you find
out if it is a pure hard problem (your video card is no longer functioning
Its 11 year old onboard i865G works (subject to
) "normally" in Mageia 4,
Cauldron (2.99.917-3), openSUSE 13.1, 13.2/X11:XOrg (3.0.0git aka 2.99.917)
and Tumbleweed/Factory/X11:XOrg (also 3.0.0git aka 2.99.917), and F20 and F21
correctly, needs some sort of microdriver update, etc) or is a
Must be software, either Intel 2.99.917-2 driver and/or Plasma and/or Xorg,
and only for this particular video hardware variety.
Or three the way you are starting a second startx only worked by
before and some fix in the stack stopped the magic.
> KDE in F22 works fine via KDM, but after 2nd icon paints starting
> startx, either plain without KDM running, or after logging in via KDM then
> from a vty startx -- :1, the machine hard locks, no input from mouse or
> keyboard is possible, and remote login dies.
Kevin Kofler composed on 2015-01-09 23:46 (UTC+0100)
FYI, it's kinda pointless to test the KDE Plasma currently in
as the Plasma 5 import is coming very soon.
> If I do startx -- :1 from Konsole, I get dumped to a black
> keyboard works to switch among all ttys, showing either login prompts,
> prompt, or a cursor in upper left corner of an otherwise all black screen.
> Top on the remote login remains active showing a single Xorg.bin,
> plasma-desktop and krunner each.
> I can't seem to find any clues about the lockups in dmesg,
> elsewhere in /var/log/ or from journalctl.
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