[buug] Redhat 9 comatose problem
wfhoney at pacbell.net
Mon Oct 20 16:28:03 PDT 2003
John is right, though...if you can still ssh into the machine, or if you
can ctl+alt+backspace out of X, then you haven't hung the machine.
Missing programs could cause problems, though I don't think it would
crash the server. I usually limit my workstation to a single screen
saver which I know works. You could just blank the screen and save a
lot of fuss.
Skip Evans wrote:
> Bill Honeycutt wrote:
>> Okay, one last ace in the hole...is the machine trying to access a
>> screen saver that is not present? I've seen other versions of RH
>> fail to handle this gracefully.
> Interesting... not sure. It typically does find the screen savers,
> it's got
> bunches of different ones. I guess I can look into that. Do you know
> where they are kept? Perhaps it has a list of them and because one
> or a few are missing it craps out?
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