Firefox lock me out of my X session and X get 100% cpu usage
On Thursday 29 May 2008, Claudinei Matos wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm having a weird problem here. I do have an amd64 install of
> gentoo with KDE 4.
> Well my problem is that sometimes (once or more per day) when
> using Firefox I do
> click in some link or try to scroll down/up the scrollbar my
> system freezes.
> When this happen I have to remotely login via ssh and do 'kill -9
> X' which in this case
> is consuming around 100% of cpu usage.
> I've already updated both kde and firefox and even tried to
> disable/enable render acceleration on xorg
> but nothing seems to help.
> I'm using Xinerama (nvidia + sis video boards) but this is a old
> install (around 1 year) and
> my problem just started after I've migrated to kde4.
AFAIK, KDE4 < 4.1 has severe problems with xinerama. Can't confirm
this myself because I don't use xinerama but have read about it on
KDE mailing lists.
Ignorance killed the cat, sir, curiosity was framed!
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