[kde-solaris] Pkg-get upgrade broke my KDE...

Darin Perusich Darin.Perusich at cognigencorp.com
Thu Feb 9 21:04:57 CET 2006

hi evan,

this is more a blastwave issue then specificly kde. i'd recommend 
posting this message to the blastwave users list.


i've forwarded this onto that list.

EBradley at williams-int.com wrote:
> *Hello,*
> ** 
> *I hate to be a 'Chicken Little', but I ran pkg-get upgrade on my 
> Solaris 10 SunBlade 100 and now I can't log into KDE.  I had been 
> running KDE 3.4.2 (REV=2005.9.18) with no problems for a while now and 
> during the upgrade, I noticed that only kde_base was getting upgraded to 
> 3.4.3 (REV=2006.01.08), while the rest of KDE was not.  I didn't think 
> anything of it at the time, but after rebooting, I can't log in to KDE.  
> The OpenWindows desktop starts to load, I see the KDM loading screen, 
> then a KDE error message pops up showing the 'bomb and gear' icon, but 
> there is no text in the error message, and then everything just 
> freezes.  I have to power off the box and choose a different desktop 
> session to actually log in.*
> ** 
> *Is there a way to roll back the kde_base package to the previous 
> version?  If not, does anyone have an idea as to how I can begin 
> diagnosing this problem, seeing as I can't even log in to KDE?*
> ** 
> *Many thanks in advance,*
> ** 
> ** 
> *Evan D. Bradley*
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Darin Perusich
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Cognigen Corp.
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