On Sunday 22 November 2009 13:20, Rex Dieter wrote:
On 11/22/2009 07:03 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> I've got a really strange situation. I've been experiencing some memory
> leaks, and when I saw top report that I was getting dangerously low I
> used ctrl-alt-backspace as the quickest way of killing X. Up to now,
> when this happened I have always rebooted, but I hoped that by killing my
> session I might not need to reboot.
> I got to the login screen, gave my password, and it sat there at the
> default splash screen. I couldn't go any further.
> In a failsafe session I searched for LOCK files, but the only ones I
> found were in /etc/selinux/targeted/modules.
> I tried renaming ~/.kde, but exactly the same thing happened, and a new
> ~/.kde was not created.
could try removing everything matching
rm -rf /tmp/*<username>* /var/tmp/*<username>*
No :-( That got me through login, as before, then a couple of seconds of
whirring, then nothing :-(