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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Lockups after unlocking screensaver

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:45:35 -0600
Hash: SHA224

> Since installing RC2 I have twice experienced "lockups" upon
> unlocking the screen.  I have never experienced these before.
> Once "locked up" the mouse has no effect and there is almost
> no keyboard effect.  However numlock and capslock keys still
> flip their indicator LEDs and ctrl-alt-Fn can be used to
> switch to another console.
> First time: as root I restarted tdm-trinity.  I didn't notice
> if there were any error messages.  When Trinity restarted it
> was on a new console - alt-F8 instead of alt-F7.
> The second time: as root I stopped tdm-trinity.  I noticed
> error messages saying the stop had failed.  I killed -9
> kdesktop_lock, stopped tdm-trinity again, and started it.
> This time Trinity started on the expected console.
> I'd appreciate any suggestions of any additional steps I
> should take to help diagnose the problem if it happens again.
> --Mike

This was a regression that snuck into RC2; it was fixed shortly afterwards
and will not be a problem for R14 final.  If you can, installing the
tdebase packages (specifically the kdesktop-trinity package) from the
nightly builds repository will resolve the issue.

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