[kde-linux] Smoked, more

Carl Spitzer cwsiv at pcmagic.net
Wed Dec 7 03:58:32 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-12-04 at 18:02 +0200, David Baron wrote:
> >Login was smoked by a hard restart with some orphaned inodes (ext3).
> >
> >Login either shows ALL the "users", I mean ALL or none.
> >Keyboard sometimes does not work. When it does I can get in as ...
> >A failsafe session--all the other choices, kde, gnome, wm, etc, are not shown
> >I can get into my kde by running ksmserver.
> >kxkb applet is missing. Can be restored by removing and adding a keyboard.
> >control/alt F1, etc, work to get to console sessions
> >alt F7 to get back does NOT! Kdm, however, is running. To get back, I must 
> >kill it (/etc/init.d/restart does not know its running!) and then start over.

i don't know your distro but I suggest you boot its rescue disk, run
fsck on all partitions  If it does not find something, how old is the
hard drive?

Carl Spitzer <cwsiv at pcmagic.net>

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