Subject: Re: X freeze under 1.6 beta 3
To: Steve Bellovin <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/2002 17:59:22
Steve Bellovin <> writes:
> I installed 1.6beta3 on my laptop last night.  While doing some 
> disk-intensive stuff, X froze.  The machine itself was still alive -- I 
> was able to login in remotely -- but I couldn't get anything X-related 
> to respond.  Killing twm, and even killing X, didn't help -- they 
> exited, but the scren and keyboard appeared to be frozen.  I eventually 
> had to reboot.
> I'm running X 4.1.0 on a Thinkpad T21, if that helps.  It's using the 
> Savage driver.

I'm not having any trouble, but I'm using 4.2.0 and a much newer
Savage driver....

Perry E. Metzger
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."