Subject: Re: XF4.2, glib and server spinning.
To: Mark Davies <,>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 02/01/2002 09:57:57
On Friday 01 February 2002 4:00 am, Joseph Sarkes wrote:
> > Running XF4.2 on i386 on a current from early Jan things work fine except
> > that any glib based program (well confirmed for gnumeric, gimp and xmms
> > at least) causes the X server to effectively hang as soon as you start
> > the application.
> I have a different problem with -current and XF 4.2.  I can startx just
> fine but when I quit X and things go back to the initial virtual terminal
> it starts a continuous beep and the shell is using about 62% cpu. The only
> way I have found so far to fix this is to log out and relogin. My video
> card is a 3Dfx voodoo 5500? card.

I've not seen this problem, but then I use xdm to start up X.  I've also got 
a voodoo 5500.  I did note though that some fixes went into the X 4.2 stuff, 
including a fix to wsmouse support, that might be related (but unlikely...)