Re: gdm2beta2 woes at halt/reboot (sometimes)


I had a similar problem, but upgrading from Linux 2.2.2 to 2.2.11 made it
go away, and now halt and reboot work flawlessly.  If you're running Linux,
it might be worth trying a new kernel.

Hope this helps,

On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 07:28:29PM +0200, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> I discovered a bug with the beta2 of gdm2. Ideally it would halt/reboot
> the machine if the user selected the corresponding menu entry from
> "System" and confirms. Sadly, sometimes it just deletes the gdm window
> (and nothing else, xconsole e.g. stays in place). I have to switch to a
> text console and either kill gdm completely and issue tha halt command
> again or I'm just to lazy and halt immediately :-)
> Empiric studies lead to the conclusion that it only fails after I logged
> in and (later) out. If gdm is "fresh" it works flawlessly with regard to
> this. I presume it has some problems issuing the shutdown command, but I
> don't really know.
> I wonder if anyone else experienced the same?

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