Marco <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>>I see something similar on my work machine with ATI (unsure of the
>>>>actual card specs). I've worked around this by switching to the TTY
>>>>which I did startx from and sending it a ^C. This has worked for me
>>>>flawlessly so far.
>>> Hi, thank you for your suggestion but in my case, when the problem
>>> occours, keyboard and mouse are unresponsive
>>Right. Same here. I should have mentioned that the ^C sent to startx is
>>the "logout" action here
> Sorry Ben, now it's clear, thank you :-) and I will do some tests and*
> I'll let you know the result. However i think that by this way you
> have never correctly closed X environment. Do you suffer any
> collateral effects ?
The only things running that care about X when I do this are:
None of them hold important files open (at least for writing), so it's
cleaner than a reboot would be in this case. The serverauth is left
laying around, but reusing that is hitting the PID jackpot AFAIK.
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