Jaunty kdm not handling Xorg crashing during logout well

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Sat Oct 10 15:01:44 BST 2009


Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
> Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>> Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>>   
>>> Continuation of the openchrome driver crashing Xorg saga
>>>
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/+bug/446316
>>>
>>> Looks like I will have to switch over to gdm and GNOME, since it is more 
>>> responsive (zero desktop effects/no compiz enabled in KDE) than KDE, 
>>> while I am at it so that I do not have an embarrassing Linux desktop for 
>>> show.
>>>
>>>     
>> this is the beauty of Linux,
>> if gdm/gnome suits you better, there is no one stopping you 
>> from using it.
>>
>> Btw. on a multiuser desktop machine (you wrote this in the 
>> bugreport), do you really need to work with an 
>> via/openchrome chipset/motherboard?
>>   
> Yes. Donated hardware. Athlon XP too.
> 
ok, then I understand. When the hardware has been donated,
you are lucky. If it is not mini/micro/whatever small via 
hardware, maybe you can buy an elcheapo nvidia card, also 
buying secondhand will do greatly.

Relating to your other mail, I guess your kde feeling will 
improve massively from another graphics board, as well.

Kind regards
Eberhard




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