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Re: X server freeze/crash problem

On 17 January 2012 08:17, Riccardo Mottola 
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> using NetBSD current kernel and current userland, I can get X11 freeze in a
> strange way. I don't know if this happened with 5.1 release, because the
> intel card did not work, that is why I switched to current.
> I open an image display application (LaternaMagica of GNUstep) and load
> fairly large images to display.
> The whole X server will feeze, display total garbage made of rainbowed
> stripes except for the mouse cursor which displays fine, but frozen. The
> kernel is not frozen, I can power down the laptop by its power button.
> I cannot  however type anything and switch consoles.
> There may be a bug in the application (which however, works on other
> computers, even less-powered ones) but it should not be able to knock out my
> X server.

Just curious, but if you are sshed into the laptop does that session
continue OK? Can you restart xdm/X?

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