X crash and xfce4

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Mon Mar 31 22:04:35 CEST 2003

On 30 Mar 2003 22:49:15 -0600
edscott wilson garcia <edscott at imp.mx> wrote:

> It's been several times now that my X session crashes (inevitable when
> I'm in the shower or sleeping), and what it strange is that the xfce4
> panel is still running (even with no X) hogging up the CPU. After
> restarting X it still runs and hogs the CPU until I give it a kill -9.
> This is on FreeBSD-4.7, it is not reproduceable on demand, and I have
> no idea why it happens and if xfce4 is a victim or culprit. Just FYI.

I have a feeling it may have something to do with signal handling. The
panel tries to restart on SIGHUP. It receives this signal when X quits,
but I don't know what happens when X crashes.


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