KDM, buggy drivers and restarting X on logout

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Feb 11 19:00:05 UTC 2012


On Saturday, February 11, 2012 07:31:48 PM Nikola Schnelle wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Harald Sitter 
<sitter.harald at gmail.com>wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Philip Muskovac <yofel at gmx.net> wrote:
> > > So do we want to eventually use that
> > > for precise if it results in a less-buggy-by-default release?
> > 
> > Depends on whether the bugs are not getting fixed in time :P
> 
> I am using opensource radeon driver. Since Kubuntu 9.04 or 9.10, I have to
> uncomment  "TerminateServer=true" line if I want to be able to log out.
> I am using latest radeon and mesa drivers from git, and it is still not
> fixed.
> So I really don't expect to be fixed in driver.

Part of the problem is that (at least for Intel, and probably other free 
drivers) the developers tend to run Gnome and it restarts the X server every 
time, thus they never experience this class of bugs.

Scott K



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