[arch-general] Switching betweenX and TTY freezes WM

Sébastien le Preste de Vauban ulpianosonsi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 20:30:28 EDT 2012

El 10/06/12 20:18, John Briggs escribió:
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 07:35:45AM +0800, 逸冰欧阳 wrote:
>> I also have the same problem. And remember that Ubuntu, Fedora work well,
>> so I wonder whether it is  a bug.
>> On Jun 11, 2012 4:21 AM, "Mateusz Loskot" <mateusz at loskot.net> wrote:
>>> On 10 June 2012 20:35, Sébastien le Preste de Vauban
>>> <ulpianosonsi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> El 10/06/12 14:11, Mateusz Loskot escribió:
>>>>> On 10 June 2012 19:03, Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz at loskot.net>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> I have been observing strange issues when I switch between X and TTY.
>>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>> I started noticing this same thing since last year (though don't
>>>>>> remember when exactly).  Never asked cause the work around is simple,
>>>>>> the TTY from which startx was run is considered "dead" to me, I just
>>>>>> don't use it once in X.
>>>>> Yes, you are right it's  not a very disturbing issue.
>>>>> I was just curious if it is known problem and perhaps there is a
>>> solution.
>>>> I have a similar problem:
>>>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47277
>>> Nice one, I'm going to subscribe to this issue. Thanks!
>>> Best regards,
>>> --
>>> Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
> What bug?
> The TTY running X is busy running the xinit/xsession process, until you
> kill that process you shouldn't be able to get the command line prompt to
> run another program. The only way to overcome this shortcoming would be to
> run xinit in the background, which I wouldn't reccomend.
> Regards
> John
Well it happens to me with any TTY, not just the one running X.

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