[arch-general] KDE stoped working
juantascon at gmail.com
Fri May 29 10:05:53 EDT 2009
Even with this, KDE is a great desktop IMO. --> same here
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 9:41 PM, Nicolas Bigaouette
<nbigaouette at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem I had was because of me.
> The KMS boot option needs 3 modules to be built in the initrd. My fault was
> creating a copy of /etc/mkinitcpio.conf to /etc/mkinitcpio-kms.conf, which
> creates /boot/kernel26-kms.img. Since this is useless (one can build the
> three modules in the stock kernel26.img and choose KMS using i915.modeset=1
> or i915.modeset=0)
> So I changed all my machines to that setup, except my workstation which used
> the old kernel26-kms.img. So reinstalling the (arch) kernel did not fixed
> it: I needed to rebuild kernel26-kms.img
> Probably KDE was crashing because of its desktop effects...
> I'll see for the bug report. Even with this, KDE is a great desktop IMO.
> 2009/5/29 David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com>
>> On or about Wednesday 27 May 2009 at approximately 15:08:51 Nicolas
>> > Did that too, without success...
>> > 2009/5/27 Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org>
>> > > On 27/05/2009, Nicolas Bigaouette <nbigaouette at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > > So the problem is not that it is failing to load i810 or vesa, the
>> > > > server just tries to load them but they are not used.
>> > >
>> > > Yes, I am stupid -.-' you said KDM works, so X works.
>> > >
>> > > try to move ~/.kde4 dir to somewhere and start kde
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Andrea `BaSh` Scarpino
>> > > Arch Linux Developer
>> Threads like this do not build my confidence for making the jump
>> from kde3 to
>> kde4. Imagine, one crash or weird boot up and you get 5 hours of dorking
>> with "why won't my kde4 start."
>> Nicolas, I've save a few threads on this from the other list, I'll
>> through them and if I get anything other than the normal move .kde4 and
>> a rebuild of the config, I'll post it here. Good luck, and remember -- File
>> the bug report....
>> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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