X Crashing

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at gmail.com
Mon May 9 08:56:53 CEST 2011


On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Navaneeth.K.N <navaneethkn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using Xfce 4.8.0 distributed with Arch linux. Since last few
> days, whenever I leave system idle, XFCE crashes and causes X to
> crash. This is happening consistently and happens only when computer
> is idle for say 20mins. I am not sure what is causing the problem.

Sounds like the screensaver is causing triggering this.

> Where can I find log files for XFCE? I have checked X log file and
> found the following entry.
> (WW) xf86CloseConsole: VT_WAITACTIVE failed: Interrupted system call
> Is this causing the crash? How can I get more information on this to
> find out what is causing the crash?

X crashing means a bug in X or its driver.


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