[kde-freebsd] black screens with KDE 4.0.98

David Johnson david at usermode.org
Sun Jul 20 20:40:43 CEST 2008

On Sunday 20 July 2008 08:16:14 am Rene Ladan wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed KDE 4.0.98 from area51.  It starts, showing an empty desktop
> with the hard disk icon, but hangs with a black screen after clicking the
> mouse. Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to the rescue...

The mouse click takes down the login screen. Nothing else is up yet, so you 
only see the black screen. On first login it can take a long time to come up, 
so you might have bailed before it was finished.

However, I do have a bugged logged against KWin [bug 163829], that it won't 
start if I log in from a KDE3 kdm login manager. I haven't seen it recently, 
so maybe it has been fixed. But I am keeping it open a while longer to make 
sure. Perhaps this is what you are seeing if nothing comes up after waiting a 
long time.

David Johnson

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