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Re: yum seems to have crashed my X11 session



On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 19:08 +0900, Joel Rees wrote:
> I've been running yum logged in graphically and using copy/paste to  
> save the results. I know, the prefered way is to tee yum in a console  
> window, but I'm lazy.
> 
> So I left it running just now, and when I came back and tried to  
> bring it back from the screen saver, the screen just remained blank.
> 
<snip>

> Checked yum and xorg logs but don't see anything that looks like a  
> complaint in there. yum.log does show that the screen saver got  
> updated about 10 packages before the end and screensaver's extras got  
> updated about three from the end of the log.
> 

I would expect that the update to the screensaver while screensaver was
active could cause the symptoms you saw.  It blanked with one binary and
was trying to wake up with a different binary that was not quite
identical.


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