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Re: freecell crashes x while yum is running



On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 13:28 +0200, shmuel siegel wrote:
> As Red Skeleton was known to say, "I just do them, I don't explain 
> them". I have noticed more than once that x freezes if I am playing 
> freecell while running "sudo yum update" from a gnome terminal. I have 
> not had X freeze in any other scenario. The symptoms of the freeze are:
> 
>    1. yum is downloading at the time
>    2. It happens while I am dragging a card - the motion freezesa
>    3. The mouse still moves but none of the rollovers do anything and
>       clicking doesn't have any effect
>    4. The keyboard doesn't have any effect. Not even ctrl-alt-del,
>       ctrl-alt-f2, or ctrl-alt-backspace
>    5. The gnome monitor panel applet freezes
>    6. ssh works. I can log in from another machine
>    7. /sbin/init 3 doesn't do anything
> 
> I am running F10 rawhide on a Dell Latitude D620 - integrated Intel 
> graphics chip. 

How much memory do you have in the system?

-sv



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