spontaneous logout

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Mon Nov 21 21:36:45 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 08:12 +1100, David wrote:
> I'm still running hoary, which I tend to leave running 24/7, with various 
> windows open.. mostly terminal and browser.
> Every so often it logs out spontaneously for no obvious reason. The 
> machine does not shut down. The login screen is displayed. 
> It's happened about 4 times. No damage seems to be done except for the 
> loss of the open windows. I wonder if any one else has experienced this or 
> knows why it happens.

Hmmm, I had that problem with Warty and Hoary. I narrowed it down to the
3D Nvidia drivers. I gave up 3D acceleration, put an old 2D PCI card,
and that made Hoary, and now Breezy, solid as a rock.
I expect I will be needing 3D in 2 or 3 years so, so I hope that by this
time, the Open Graphics project will have come true, as hopefully this
will lead to mature, top quality/reliable drivers. Here is hoping


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