[kde-linux] Using ctrl-alt-F# keys crashes KDE and X.

Phillip Pi ant at zimage.com
Wed Mar 12 06:42:19 UTC 2008

> >>> Just a follow-up. I am starting to think this is NVIDIA's fault. I went 
> >>> back to nv driver by renaming /etc/X11/xorg.conf and run startx. I tried 
> >>> to reproduce the problem and no crash with gkrellm-hdplop plugin!
> >>>       
> >> You may want to reinstall the driver and try it again.  Don't forget to 
> >> reload the module or reboot one.  May even try another version of the 
> >> driver too.
> >>     
> >
> > Reinstall? Isn't that the same as recompiling from 
> > http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/169.12/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1.run 
> > ? I noticed the installer removes and reinstall NVIDIA driver after it 
> > finishes.
> >
> > I posted my issue in NVIDIA's Linux form: 
> > http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=1589973 ... I hope 
> > those guys know what's up!
> I was thinking it could be a corrupt file or something like that. Just 
> maybe.  Weird things happen.  Since I use Gentoo, it may be a bit different.

Too many weird things happen on computers. :)

> Since you narrowed it down to Nvidia causing this, that would be a good 
> place to post this.  Maybe someone there can reproduce the problem that 
> can debug it better than we can.

I hope so too!

> I hope this will get fixed soon for ya.  I hate it when their is a roach 
> running around in software.   ;-)

Yep. OK, I am going to unsubscribe from this mailing list. It is not
KDE's issue. Thanks for the help, Dale! =) E-mail me if you need to 
contact me. See you all later on (I am sure KDE problems will come up 
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