Steven F. LeBrun wrote:
Mike Cloaked wrote:The corruption of my MBR which caused me to have to reinstall the grub/stage1 binary was probably not a direct result of my downgrading the libX11 package. I suspect that I shot myself in the foot when I tried to downgrade just the libX11 and forgot to downgrade libX11-devel at the same time resulting in conflicts. My system hung during "rpm -U" command and I Control-C'ed out of this initial attempt to downgrade. I suspect this is when my MBR became unstable.It does look like version 1.1.5-1 of libX11 is the problem with Emacs and other X window programs hanging when they startup. Downgrading to version 1.1.4-5 fixed the problem. I would have used the previous version 1.1.4-6 but found the rpm's for version 1.1.4-5 of libX11 and libX11-devel first.Dave Roberts-12 wrote:Hmm... I don't think it's just your problem. I'm having similar issues. After the latest update, Emacs refuses to run in X (runs okay in a term window with "emacs -nw") and Firefox keeps hanging randomly. There doesn't appear to be any error message at all. If I start Emacs from a menu pick or a panel button, it displays the "Starting Emacs Text Editor" application button in the lower panel, but that eventually goes away and no window appears. If I try to start Emacs from a term window ("emacs"), it just hangs forever. Firefox keeps hanging randomly, too. ...I am now wondering if this is due to the broken libX11 package libX11-1.1.5-1.fc10.i386 - a number of issues have followed that - and a new version (-2) is pushed to testing a few hours back....maybe that will fix things?
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