Xorg hanging problems
phillipd at oem.doe.gov
Mon Jun 4 19:54:38 BST 2007
Leticia Hernández wrote:
> 2007/6/1, Leticia Hernández <aikurn at gmail.com>:
>> I'm using an nVidia GeForce FX 5500 with the proprietary driver
>> version 1.0-9755. The CPU is 64bits AMD.
>> Anyway, my current setup is a bit messed up so the theory of the
>> config issue suits fine. This weekend I'll try to test it with a clean
>> install of Feisty on another partition.
>> I'll keep you posted.
> Well, I've been able to reproduce this misbehaviour on a clean
> install. Where do we go from here? The only thing I know for sure is
> that a reinstall is not the solution.
I've had problems with Xorg hanging and traced it to the font lines in
Xorg.conf. Check to see that the font directories listed there actually
exist. Once I resolved the font issue it stopped hanging completely.
It would hang from OpenOffice just by pulling down a menu.
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