[kde-linux] Changing RAM causes KDE startup hang

Jes Hall jhall at kde.org
Mon Mar 20 04:37:57 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 08 March 2006 12:45, Stephen Warburton wrote:
> HI,
>   I'm running Slackware with KDE and it was running perfectly on 64MB of 
> RAM. I tried to upgrade to 128 MB and now the KDE startup hangs just  after
> the cursor changes from a cross to an arrow. Now what ever combo  of RAM I
> try the same thing happens. Can anyone help? PS I'm a programmer but not
> fairly new to Linux

I would suggest that you run memtest86 over the system to make sure none of 
this memory is faulty. This sounds very much like a hardware problem, since 
it worked until you changed hardware. Also check that the memory is correctly 


Jes Hall

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