[brlug-general] DKE Locks System
johnahebert at yahoo.com
Fri May 24 17:21:39 CDT 2002
I tried RedHat 7.3 and found problems with it, so I'm
waiting to see what patches are released.
To start tracking down your problems, I recommend you
check the dmesg log to see if there were any hardware
incompatibilities detected at boot, and also the X
Window logs, though I don't know where they are.
--- Chopin Cusachs <cusachs at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Installed Red Hat 7.3 with KDE as default GUI.
> When I boot
> to command line and issue startx, KDE begins to
> load, then
> locks up the system so all I can do is reset to
> If I issue the startx command immediately after
> booting, the
> loading gets to the next to last icon. If I have
> been working
> for a few minutes from the command line, it locks up
> system earlier in the KDE startup, usually by the
> middle icon.
> I assume there is some configuration clash, but
> don't know
> where to start looking, and what I'm looking for.
> Any ideas?
> Intent is to set up dial-up networking. Can't find
> for which I have directions for entering my ISP's
> At one time, with Gnome as default, I was able to
> set up
> dial-up via a Gnome utility, but I prefer KDE's
> desktop options.
> Used setup to verify correct configuration of sound
> card and
> video system. Get sound as KDE starts to startup,
> and heard
> Linus pronounce Linux when configuring sound card --
> Understand that Control+Alt+backspace is supposed to
> running program, but KDE lockup doesn't respond, or
> to the
> three finger salute, which produces shutdown from
> the command
> line as expected.
> Seems RH 7.3 doesn't do thinks like the books I have
> say. Yukh!
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