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Month: July 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Debugging stability

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:59:54 +0200
Am Montag, 27. Juli 2015 schrieb Jan Stolarek:
> Hi all,
> in the recent weeks I am experiencing serious stability issues on two of my machines running KDE 
> 3. I know KDE 3 is not Trinity and whatever the causes are they might be fixed in Trinity, but 
> nevertheless I believe that the debugging techniques are identical for KDE and Trinity. That's 
> why I'm asking for help here.
> Machine 1
> On first of my machines I am experiencing random desktop freezes around two times a day (this 
> started around 2 weeks ago). When this happens the current application becomes irresponsive and I 
> am unable to switch to different application by using Alt-tab or by clicking on the task bar. I 
> am able to kill the graphical environment using Ctrl-Alt-Backspace or go to text console 
> (Ctrl-Alt-F1) to kill tasks. I was unable to find any program that, when killed, would unfreeze 
> the desktop. The only puzzling thing is that killing Firefox seems to make it a zombie process.
> Machine 2
> That machine experiences random problems when loading the desktop after login. The problem 
> manifests itself with an error message from KDE panel saying 
> that "'/home/USER/.local/share/applications/foo.desktop' service is broken" (where foo is an 
> application like Skype, Firefox, etc.) and then the KDE panel becomes irresponsive. Again, this 
> is random and sometimes the desktop loads correctly.
> In both cases I have no idea how to debug the encountered problems. Are there any logs that could 
> point me the source of the problems? Are there any diagnostics that I could run? Any ideas 
> appreciated as I fell clueless.
> Janek


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