[arch-general] Switching betweenX and TTY freezes WM

Don deJuan donjuansjiz at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 20:35:15 EDT 2012

On 06/10/2012 05:30 PM, Sébastien le Preste de Vauban wrote:
> 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.

Same here, I thought everyone had stated it is switching to any TTY from 
X or from some other TTY back to X and this will occur.

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